Definition of glutamine
: a crystalline amino acid C5H10N2O3 that is found both free and in proteins in plants and animals and that yields glutamic acid and ammonia on hydrolysis
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However, the active ingredient in Endari—L-glutamine—is an old chemical that can be purchased over the counter, which could complicate Emmaus’s ability to obtain insurance coverage.
This is due to their high levels of amino acids, such as glutamine, says cosmetic chemist Ginger King.
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Origin and Etymology of glutamine
International Scientific Vocabulary gluten + amine
First Known Use: circa 1885See Words from the same year
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