Proline definition

  • noun:
    • An amino acid, C4H8NCOOH, that's within many proteins and it is a significant constituent of collagen.
    • A nonessential amino acid C5H9NO2 found in most animal proteins, specifically collagen; its cyclic structure leads to kinks when you look at the peptide sequence of proteins.
    • Pyrrolidine carboxylic acid, C4H8N.CO2H, a compound formed because of the hydrolysis of this glycylanhydrid received bv the tryptic food digestion of gelatin. The active a-proline melts at 205° C.
    • an amino acid which present in many proteins (especially collagen)

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