Roles of dietary glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline in collagen synthesis and animal growth

Glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline (Hyp) contribute to 57% of total amino acids (AAs) in collagen, which accounts for one-third of proteins in animals. As the most abundant protein in the body, collagen is essential to maintain the normal structure and strength of connective tissue, such as bones,...

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Journal Title: Amino Acids
Authors and Corporations: Li, Peng
In: Amino Acids, 50, 2018, 1, p. 29-38
Type of Resource: E-Article
Springer Vienna