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.rs.
DEFICIENCIES OF GLYCINE MAY LEAD TO
- Poor digestion.
- Liver strain