Definition of Proline

1. Noun. An amino acid that is found in many proteins (especially collagen).

Generic synonyms: Amino Acid, Aminoalkanoic Acid



Definition of Proline

1. Noun. (amino acid) A nonessential amino acid C5H9NO2 found in most animal proteins, especially collagen; its cyclic structure leads to kinks in the peptide chain of proteins. ¹

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Definition of Proline

1. an amino acid [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proline

proliferators
proliferous
prolific
prolificacies
prolificacy
prolifically
prolification
prolificities
prolificity
prolifick
prolificness
prolificnesses
prolifigate
proligerous
prolinate
proline (current term)
prolines
proling
prolinol
prolix
prolixious
prolixities
prolixity
prolixly
prolixness
proll
prolled
proller
prollers
prolling

Literary usage of Proline

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1. The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1917)
"(a) proline. proline is the only product contained in these fractions which is soluble in alcohol; it is also much more easily soluble in water than the ..."

2. Practical physiological chemistry: A Book Designed for Use in Courses in by Philip Bovier Hawk (1916)
"proline has been found among the decomposition products of all proteins ... 32 and the copper salt of proline is represented by a micro-photograph in Fig. ..."

3. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"proline has been found among the decomposition products of all proteins except the FIG. 32. ... The crystalline form of leva-a-proline is shown in Fig. ..."

4. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"proline, C«H8N—COOH, o-Pyrrolidine Carboxylic Acid This compound is not a simple ... proline and oxy-proline have no simple amino group. Taken as a whole, ..."

5. The Chemical Constitution of the Proteins by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1908)
"proline. Just a year before E. Fischer obtained this compound by the hydrolysis of ... COOH Sörensen and Andersen in 1908 synthesised proline by the sodium ..."

6. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1913)
"Recent investigations of the Fischer school have taught us that nearly all proteins contain proline, and it is apparently an essential component of the true ..."

7. Commercial Organic Analysis by Alfred Henry Allen, Wm. A. Davis (1913)
"Recent investigations of the Fischer school have taught us that nearly all proteins contain proline, and it is apparently an essential component of the true ..."

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