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A 67-year-old man has a restricted diet that includes no fresh citrus fruits or leafy green vegetables. His teeth are loose and his gums bleed easily. This patient's disorder most likely results from a defect in collagen synthesis that involves which of the following amino acids?

(A) Arginine
(B) Cysteine
(C) Histidine
(D) Hydroxyproline
(E) Leucine
(F) Methionine
(G) Serine
(H) Tryptophan
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