Definition of Lycine. Meaning of Lycine. Synonyms of Lycine

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Definition of Lycine

Lycine
Lycine Lyc"ine, n. (Chem.) A weak base identical with betaine; -- so called because found in the boxthorn (Lycium barbarum). See Betaine.
lycine
Betaine Be"ta*ine, n. [From beta, generic name of the beet.] (Chem.) A nitrogenous base, C5H11NO2, produced artificially, and also occurring naturally in beet-root molasses and its residues, from which it is extracted as a white crystalline substance; -- called also lycine and oxyneurine. It has a sweetish taste.

Meaning of Lycine from wikipedia

- Lysine (symbol Lys or K) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It contains an α-amino group (which is in the protonated −NH3+...
- ac****ulated by the fungus, and high protein levels that lack the required lycine and other amino acids, may be compensated by fermentation processes on the...
- glutamine rich region between nucleotides 914-978 and is otherwise rich in lycine, glutamate, and serine while being poor in glycine and phenylalanine. It...
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