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Glycine

Glycine is defined as: A sweet-tasting crystalline nonessential amino acid, C2H5NO2, that is the principal amino acid occurring in sugar cane. The simplest amino acid found in protein, it is derived from the alkaline hydrolysis of gelatin and used in biochemical research and medicine. Inhibitory neurotransmitter in spinal cord, allosteric regulator of NMDA receptors.

BENEFITS OF HAVING ENOUGH GLYCINE

  • Enhances the secretion of stomach acid.
  • Relating to a change in the shape and activity of a protein (as an enzyme)
  • The detoxification of the liver.

DEFICIENCIES OF GLYCINE MAY LEAD TO

  • Poor digestion.
  • Liver strain

Research into the benefits of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids is developing rapidly. As a result, the information contained on this website (sportformula.com) concerning deficiencies and benefits may not be current and/or correct. Always discuss the use of any vitamin, mineral, or amino acid with your doctor.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.