glycyl

[ glahy-suh l ]
/ ˈglaɪ səl /
Biochemistry

adjective

of or relating to a glycinic residue present in a polypeptide or protein.

noun

the acyl radical C2H4NO of glycine.

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Origin of glycyl

First recorded in 1900–05; glyc(ine) + -yl
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Medical definitions for glycyl

glycyl
[ glīsəl ]

n.

A univalent acyl radical of glycine.
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