"Glutamine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A non-essential amino acid present abundantly throughout the body and is involved in many metabolic processes. It is synthesized from GLUTAMIC ACID and AMMONIA. It is the principal carrier of NITROGEN in the body and is an important energy source for many cells.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Glutamine".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Glutamine".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glutamine" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Glutamine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.