Yes, I was just reminded of the fact that I am not alone in such experiments. So, please do not view this as an encouragement to do things you're not fully acquainted with, as mr. Koch has so put it in a previous post. My primary concern is safety, success is far back in the list. If you want to use glycin, I recommend you buy it . After all, the price for the synth. reagents will get you enough glycin for the next decade . If in the end I am successful (a goal that seems distant so far), it will prove a concept, and nothing further. As a matter of fact, said concept has been proven, many times over, by the chemists at PF