from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nonessential amino acid, C5H10N2O3, occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins and produced commercially for use in medicine and biochemical research.
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- n. A nonessential amino acid C5H10N2O3 found in most animal and plant proteins.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless crvstalline compound, H2N.CO. CH(NH2).CH2.CH2COOH, found, together with asparagin, widely distributed in the vegetable kingdom. It is deposited in slender needles. Also called A-glutamamide and, incorrectly, glutamin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a crystalline amino acid occurring in proteins; important in protein metabolism
An enzyme called glutamine synthetase is a key actor in a biological cycle that regulates the balance.
GABA is made from the amino acid glutamic acid, which in turn is derived either from another amino acid called glutamine, or from the sugar glucose.
Medical, Inc. The patented drug treatment involves the oral administration of L-glutamine, which is the most common amino acid in the body.
He thinks starving pancreatic tumors of food they can use for fuel - an amino acid called glutamine - just might crack that cancer cocoon.
The patented drug treatment involves the oral administration of L-glutamine, which is the most common amino acid in the body.
When I felt that we understood control of the red cell glycolytic system my attention returned to mechanism questions: ATP driven synthetases, reactions such as glutamine synthetase (gluamate + NH3 + ATP – glutamine + ADP + Pi) may be written to go in three steps: ATP + E -
I don’t really think the glutamine is the issue, but it’s easy to test.
NEAAs primarily consist of glucogenic amino acids such as glutamine and aspartate, while EAAs consist of ketogenic amino acids such as BCAAs and lysine.
Critics, subsequently having them be associated with anabolic steroids, have also targeted other dietary enhancements such as glutamine and protein powder.
However, creatine and other supplements, such as glutamine and protein powder are used by Paly athletes on a regular basis to enhance their athletic performence.