Glycine vs Glutathione - What's the difference?

glycine | glutathione |


As nouns the difference between glycine and glutathione

is that glycine is (amino acid) a nonessential amino acid, amino-acetic acid, c2h5no2 found in most proteins but especially in sugar cane; the simplest amino acid while glutathione is (biochemistry) a tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions.

glycine

Noun

(en noun)
  • (amino acid) A nonessential amino acid, amino-acetic acid, C2H5NO2 found in most proteins but especially in sugar cane; the simplest amino acid.
  • Synonyms

    * when used as a flavour enhancer * Gly as a monomer in proteins

    glutathione

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia glutathione)
  • (biochemistry) A tripeptide formed from glutamic acid, cysteine and glycine, that is active in many biological redox reactions
  • Derived terms

    * glutathionyl