proline
noun Etymology: German Prolin, contraction of Pyrrolidin pyrrolidine (C4H9N), from International Scientific Vocabulary pyrrole + -idine Date: 1904 an amino acid C5H9NO2 that can be synthesized by animals from glutamate

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  • proline — ● proline nom féminin Acide aminé non essentiel (qui peut être synthétisé par l organisme), présent en abondance dans les protéines. proline [pʀɔlin] n. f. ÉTYM. 1905, → cit.; all. Prolin dû à Fischer et Abderhalden, 1901. → cit. ❖ ♦ Chim., biol …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • proline — [prō′lēn΄, prō′lin] n. [Ger prolin, contr. < pyrrolidin < pyrrol, PYRROLE + id, IDE + in, INE3] a nonessential amino acid, C4H8N COOH, formed by the decomposition of proteins: see AMINO ACID …   English World dictionary

  • Proline — For other uses, see Proline (disambiguation). Proline …   Wikipedia

  • proline — (= pro; P; 115D) One of the 20 amino acids directly coded for in proteins. Structure differs from all the others, in that its side chain is bonded to the nitrogen of the a amino group, as well as the a carbon. This makes the amino group a… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • proline — /proh leen, lin/, n. Biochem. an alcohol soluble amino acid, C4H9NHCOOH, occurring in high concentration in collagen. Abbr.: Pro; Symbol: P [1900 05; alter. of PYRROLIDINE] * * * One of the nonessential amino acids, found in many proteins,… …   Universalium

  • proline — Pyrrolidine 2 carboxylic acid; the l isomer is found in proteins, especially the collagens. SYN: pyrrolidine 2 carboxylate. p. aminopeptidase SYN: p. iminopeptidase. p. dehydrogenase SYN: pyrroline 2 carboxylate reductase, pyrroline 5 carboxylate …   Medical dictionary

  • proline — prolinas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NC₄H₈COOH santrumpa( os) Pro, P atitikmenys: angl. proline rus. пролин ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 pirolidinkarboksirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • proline — noun A nonessential amino acid CHNO found in most animal proteins, especially collagen; its cyclic structure leads to kinks in the peptide chain of proteins. Syn: Pro …   Wiktionary

  • proline — n. amino acid found in collagen …   English contemporary dictionary

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