Synonyms

1. glycine

noun. ['ˈglaɪˌsiːn, ˈglaɪsən'] the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane.

Synonyms

  • aminoalkanoic acid

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Words that Rhyme with Glycine

  • felleisen
  • bryson
  • tyson
  • thyssen
  • theissen
  • theisen
  • reisen
  • nicen
  • neisen
  • liason
  • hyson
  • geisen
  • dyson
  • dysan
  • bison
  • eisin
  • eisen

Example sentences of the word glycine


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your body needs folate to synthesize the amino acids cysteine, serine, glycine and histidine.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The neurotransmitters glycine and GABA reduce muscle activity, while acetylcholine stimulates it.

2. Glycine

noun. genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean.

Synonyms

  • soya
  • Papilionoideae
  • soy
  • soybean plant
  • Glycine max
  • soya bean
  • genus Glycine
  • soybean
  • soja
  • rosid dicot genus
  • subfamily Papilionoideae
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