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as·par·a·gine

 (ə-spăr′ə-jēn′)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C4H8N2O3, that is present in large amounts in some plants, such as asparagus.

asparagine

(əˈspærəˌdʒiːn; -dʒɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid, a component of proteins
[C19: from French, from Latin asparagus asparagus + -ine2]

as•par•a•gine

(əˈspær əˌdʒin, -dʒɪn)

n.
an essential amino acid, NH2COCH2CH(NH2)COOH, abundant in legumes. Abbr.: Asn ; Symbol: N
[1805–15; < French; see asparagus, -ine2]

as·par·a·gine

(ə-spăr′ə-jēn′)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.asparagine - a crystalline amino acid found in proteins and in many plants (e.g., asparagus)asparagine - a crystalline amino acid found in proteins and in many plants (e.g., asparagus)
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
Translations
Asparagin
asparagina

asparagine

n asparagina
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