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Introduction: Proline

Description of Proline

Proline: A cyclic, nonessential amino acid (actually, an imino acid) in humans (synthesized from glutamic acid and other amino acids), Proline is a constituent of many proteins. Found in high concentrations in collagen, proline constitutes almost a third of the residues. Collagen is the main supportive protein of skin, tendons, bones, and connective tissue and promotes their health and heeling. (NCI04)
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Proline: cyclic amino acid, 2-pyrrolidine-carboxylic acid, synthesized from glutamic acid; an essential component of collagen and important for proper functioning of joints and tendons.
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Proline: A non-essential amino acid that is synthesized from GLUTAMIC ACID. It is an essential component of COLLAGEN and is important for proper functioning of joints and tendons.
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