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glycocoll


glycocoll


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glycocoll  \Gly"co*coll\,  n.  [Gr.  glyky`s  sweet  +  ko`lla  glue.] 
  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  A  crystalline,  nitrogenous  substance,  with  a  sweet  taste, 
  formed  from  hippuric  acid  by  boiling  with  hydrochloric  acid, 
  and  present  in  bile  united  with  cholic  acid.  It  is  also 
  formed  from  gelatin  by  decomposition  with  acids.  Chemically, 
  it  is  amido-acetic  acid.  Called  also  {glycin},  and 
  {glycocin}.