Assertion (A): Glycine need not be taken in diet. Reason (R): Glycine is a non-essential amino-acid

  1. a) Both A and R are wrong statements.
  2. b) A is correct, and R explains A.
  3. c) A is correct, but R is wrong.
  4. d) A is wrong, but R is right.

Answer: b) A is correct, and R explains A.

Explanation: Non-essential amino acids are synthesised by our body. Thus, it is not essential to take them in our diet. Examples – Arginine, Glycine, Glutamine, etc. Whereas essential amino acids are not synthesised by our body. We have to take them through our diet. Examples – Leucine, Isoleucine, Lysine, etc.

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