Proline is a nonessential amino acid and can be synthesized from glutamic acid.
Proline is associated with the production of collagen which promotes healthy skin, joints, tendons, and heart muscle, cardiac muscle. The metabolism of proline is connected to enzymes that require niacin and vitamin C.
Proline is a major component in the formation of connective tissue and heart muscle. It is readily mobilized for muscular energy. Proline is a major constituent of collagen.
Molecular Weight - 115.13
Occurence - 5.12
Proline Food Sources
Proline is obtained primarily from meat sources, dairy products, and eggs.