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Glycine

A non-essential amino acid. It is found primarily in gelatin and silk fibroin and used therapeutically as a nutrient. It is also a fast inhibitory neurotransmitter. (MeSH)

Name Glycine1)
CAS No.56-40-6
Molecular Formula C2H5NO2
Molecular Weight 75.067
m.p.240 - 245℃
pK1(25℃)2.35
pK2(25℃)9.78
PubChem image 750



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2-aminoacetic acid