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Glutamine (Gln) is one of the 20 amino acids encoded by the standard genetic code. Its side chain is an amide formed by replacing a hydroxyl of glutamic acid with an amine group. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Glutamine (Wikipedia)

An abundant non-essential amino acid involved in many metabolic processes. Synthesized from glutamic acid and ammonia, it is the principal carrier of nitrogen. It is an important energy source for many cells. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Glutamine is metabolized to other amino acids, including glutamate, alanine, citrulline and arginine. Glutamine's associated disorders are urea cycle defects and it may be elevated in urine in citullinemia, Hartnup disease, and ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency. Source: Regenstrief Institute

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 谷氨酰胺
Synonyms: Gln;戊氨二酸一酰胺;谷酰胺
fr-CA French (Canada) Glutamine
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Glutamiin
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Glutamina
it-IT Italian (Italy) Glutammina
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Glutamin
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Глутамин
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) glutamine
fr-BE French (Belgium) Glutamine