proline

May 22, 2002 by  
Filed under Amino acids

Proline

Amino acid

Proline is synthesized from either L-glutamate or L-ornithine in the human body, and is used to make hydroxyproline which, with proline, is a major constituent of collagen.

Linda Lazarides is Course Director of the School of Modern Naturopathy and author of eight books on health, nutrition and naturopathy.

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