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Glycerol vs. Glycine

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Glycerolnoun

(organic compound) 1,2,3-trihydroxy-propane or propan-1,2,3-triol; a trihydric alcohol

Glycinenoun

(amino acid) A nonessential amino acid, amino-acetic acid, C2H5NO2 found in most proteins but especially in sugar cane; the simplest amino acid.

Glycerolnoun

A syrupy sweet liquid obtained as a by-product in the manufacture of soap from animal or vegetable oils and fats; it is used as an antifreeze, a plasticizer, and a food sweetener and in the manufacture of dynamite, cosmetics etc.

Glycinenoun

the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane

Glycerolnoun

Same as Glycerin.

Glycinenoun

genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean

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Glycerolnoun

a sweet syrupy trihydroxy alcohol obtained by saponification of fats and oils

Glycine

Glycine (symbol Gly or G; ) is an amino acid that has a single hydrogen atom as its side chain. It is the simplest stable amino acid (carbamic acid is unstable), with the chemical formula NH2‐CH2‐COOH. Glycine is one of the proteinogenic amino acids.

Glycerolnoun

a colourless, sweet, viscous liquid formed as a by-product in soap manufacture. It is used as an emollient and laxative, and for making explosives and antifreeze.

Glycerol

Glycerol (; also called glycerine in British English or glycerin in American English) is a simple polyol compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is sweet-tasting and non-toxic.

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