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pipecolic acid (redirected from homoproline)
pip·e·co·lic ac·id (pip'ĕ-kō'lik as'id),
Dihydrobaikiaine; 2-piperidinecarboxylic acid; saturated picolinic acid; the l-isomers of the Δ1- and Δ6-dehydropipecolic acids are intermediates in the catabolism of l-lysine; pipecolic acid accumulates in disorders of the peroxisomes.
pipecolic acid /pip·ecol·ic ac·id/ (pip″ĕ-kol´ik) a cyclic amino acid occurring as an intermediate in a minor pathway of lysine degradation and at elevated levels in the blood in cerebrohepatorenal syndrome and in hyperlysinemia.