• WordNet 3.6
    • n Glycine genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
    • n glycine the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n glycine A genus of plants of the family Fabaceæ. See Apios.
    • n glycine A name incorrectly applied to Soia, a genus of plants belonging to the family Fabaceæ and including the soy-bean. See Soia.
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In literature:

The plant generally known as Soja hispida is by modern botanists referred to Glycine soja.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882" by Various
The only cultivation is potatoes, a few years since introduced, and which answers admirably, some turnips and Glycine tuberosa.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Apios Glycine, 27. tuberosa, 27.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Glycin, assimilated by plants, 47.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
Zein, the principal protein of corn contains no glycine, lysine, or tryptophane.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Is he in the cellars of the Villa des Glycines?
"813" by Maurice Leblanc

In news:

It's a proprietary formula of zinc gluconate glycine advertised as "clinically proven" to shorten the duration of common cold s.
Many soybean growers are all too familiar with the menacing Heterodera glycines cyst nematode, which feeds on their crop, resulting in up to $1 billion in crop loss in the US each year.

In science:

Since 1979 , glycine has been investigated in interstellar medium involving controversy [71, 49]. The detection of interstellar glycine was proposed in several interstellar clouds including the Orion KL , followed by different perspectives .
Recent Progress in Chirality Research Using Circularly Polarized Light
In 2009, the structures of the products and their formation pathways were investigated using deuterium-labeling experiments, indicating the initial photochemical cleavages of C-H and N-H bonds, for glycine [121].
Recent Progress in Chirality Research Using Circularly Polarized Light
H2NCH2CN), which is an amino acid precursor to the amino acid glycine, is more stable than amino acid against UV photolysis [125].
Recent Progress in Chirality Research Using Circularly Polarized Light
If the residue is not reduced to a hydrogen atom (such as glycine), the alpha-carbon atom Cα is asymmetric.
Protein folding and heteropolymers
Asparagine, Cysteine, Glutamine, Glycine, Serine, Threonine, Tyrosine.
Protein folding and heteropolymers