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proline

 [pro´lēn]
a cyclic, nonessential amino acid; it is a major constituent of collagen.

pro·line (Pro),

(prō'lēn),
Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid; the l-isomer is found in proteins, especially the collagens.

proline

(prō′lēn′)
n.
An amino acid, C5H9NO2, that is found in most proteins and is a major constituent of collagen.

pro·line

(Pro) (prō'lēn)
An amino acid found in proteins, especially the collagens.
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Fig. 260 Proline . Molecular structure.

proline (P, Pro)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in protein. It has a nonpolar ‘R’ group structure and is relatively insoluble in water. See Fig. 260 . The ISOELECTRIC POINT of proline is 6.3.

pro·line

(Pro) (prō'lēn)
An amino acid found in proteins, especially the collagens.
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Salicylic acid alleviates adverse effects of heat stress on photosynthesis through changes in proline production and ethylene formation.
For proline content, completely randomized design was used in a plot subdivided in time, with the factors genotypes and NaCl in the plot and time in the subplot, respectively, using all saline treatments with seven replications by four replicate samples.
The proline level in leaves of 'Montenegrina' mandarin during the winter varied between minimum and maximums values of approximately 17 and 45 [micro]mol.[g-.sup.1] FW in Year I and between 30 and 65 [micro]mol.[g-.sup.1] FW in Year II (Figure 1 and Table 3).
[6.] Delwing D, Bavaresco CS, Wannmacher CM, Wajner M, Dutra-Filho CS, Wyse AT Proline induces oxidative stress in cerebral cortex of rats.
At the same time Proline play a significant role in the form of protectant/ osmolyte for defending the cross talk stresses in the plants.
The treatments that received the application of silicon and biofertilizer also increased free proline levels in red rice (Figure 5B and C), resulting in a significant effect at 0.01.
As shown by Table 1 that salinity stress has significantly reduced the growth and production of brassica but the exogenous application of proline and glycine betaine minimizes the effect of salinity.
Being arginine heterozygous or proline homozygous posed more odds for endometriosis as far as early menarche (age <12 years) OR=1.3 (95% CI=0.270 - 7.045) was concerned.
Relationships among relative water, proline, chlorophyll, lipid peroxidation, and [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] contents were determined to identify whether those physiological parameters could be used as the genotypic selection criteria for drought tolerance.
The aim of this research is to study the effects of irrigation of Guinea grass (Panicum maximum) plant by magnetized saline Sea Water on the content of the plant leaves of chlorophyll a and b, carotenoids, total pigments, soluble protein, insoluble protein, total protein and proline.
The importance of proline is made evident by a multitude of examples.