Meaning of glutamine

glu•ta•mine

Pronunciation: (gl'tu-mēn", -min), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a crystalline amino acid, HOOCCH(NH)CHCHCONH, related to glutamic acid. Abbr.: Gln; Symbol: Q
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