glutamine

noun glu·ta·mine \ ˈglü-tə-ˌmēn \

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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Origin and Etymology of glutamine

International Scientific Vocabulary gluten + amine


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glutamine

noun glu·ta·mine \ ˈglüt-ə-ˌmēn \

medical 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 abbreviation Gln

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