glycyl

[glahy-suh l]Biochemistry

adjective

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

noun

the acyl radical C2H4NO of glycine.

Origin of glycyl

First recorded in 1900–05; glyc(ine) + -yl
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glycyl in Medicine

glycyl

[glīsəl]

n.

A univalent acyl radical of glycine.
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