Medical Definition of Glycine
Glycine: An amino acid, one of the 20 building blocks of protein. A nonessential amino acid, glycine is part of many proteins, participates in purine synthesis, and is a neurotransmitter. Symbol: Gly.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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