Were you looking for information about Glycine? Glycin is a common misspelling of glycine.
Glycine is a nonessential amino acid that is naturally produced by the human body and is also commonly used in dietary supplements. These supplements are claimed to be beneficial for conditions such as strokes, schizophrenia, an enlarged prostate, and memory problems. In addition to its use as a building block for making proteins, glycine works as a neurotransmitter in the brain, stimulating NMDA receptors. Potential side effects of these products include mild drowsiness, vomiting, and nausea.
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