aspartic acid

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as·par·tic acid

 (ə-spär′tĭk)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C4H7NO4, found especially in young sugarcane and sugar-beet molasses.

[From asparagus (from its being obtained from asparagine).]

aspartic acid

(əˈspɑːtɪk)
n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid that is a component of proteins and acts as a neurotransmitter
[C19: from aspar(agus) + -ic]

as•par′tic ac′id

(əˈspɑr tɪk)
n.
a nonessential amino acid, C4H7NO4, abundant in molasses. Abbr.: Asp; Symbol: D
(aspar (agus) + -tic]

as·par·tic acid

(ə-spär′tĭk)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aspartic acid - a crystalline amino acid found in proteins and occurring naturally in sugar beets and sugar cane
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
asparaginsyre
Asparaginsäure
acide aspartique
kwas asparaginowy
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Mineral Products: Calcium citrate, calcium aspartate, calcium malate, calcium pidolate, magnesium aspartate, magnesium pidolate, magnesium glutamate, zinc citrate, trisodium citrate anhydrous, aluminum lactate
Mineral Products: Calcium ascorbate, calcium aspartate, calcium citrate, calcium citrate malate, calcium malate, copper lysinate, magnesium ascorbate, magnesium aspartate, magnesium citrate, magnesium fumarate, magnesium malate, magnesium potassium aspartate, molybdenum methionate, potassium aspartate, potassium citrate, selenium Select[R] (L-selenomethionine), vanadium (bis glycinato oxo vanadium), vanadium citrate, zinc ascorbate, zinc aspartate, zinc citrate, zinc magnesium aspartate, zinc monomethionine, zinc picolinate