glycyl

noun
gly·​cyl | \ ˈglī-səl How to pronounce glycyl (audio) \

Definition of glycyl

: the monovalent acyl radical NH2CH2CO− of glycine

Examples of glycyl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The acetyl glycyl beta-alanine ingredient in the formula stood out to Jaliman, who says this peptide will probably help lighten the pigment of a scar while also working to even out skin tone. Maya Gandara, Health.com, 15 Apr. 2020 Previous analyses had suggested that the genes responsible for making toluene were likely glycyl radical enzymes (GREs), a small family of proteins that carry out other complex chemical reactions. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, 21 Mar. 2018 Previous analyses had suggested that the genes responsible for making toluene were likely glycyl radical enzymes (GREs), a small family of proteins that carry out other complex chemical reactions. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of glycyl

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Glycyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycyl. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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glycyl

noun
gly·​cyl | \ ˈglī-səl How to pronounce glycyl (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycyl

: the amino acid radical or residue H2NCH2CO− of glycine abbreviation Gly

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