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- n. A hydroxy derivative of the amino acid proline found in the structural proteins of connective tissue
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- n. A crystalline amino acid (C5H9NO3), a hydroxylated proline, obtained by hydrolysis of gelatin or collagen. Chemically it is 4-hydroxy-L-proline. It is classified as nonessential for growth in rats.
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- n. a crystalline amino acid obtained from gelatin or collagen
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