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glu·tam·ic acid

 (glo͞o-tăm′ĭk)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C5H9NO4, occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins, and having monosodium glutamate as a salt.

glutamic acid

(ɡluːˈtæmɪk) or

glutaminic acid

n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid, occurring in proteins, that acts as a neurotransmitter and plays a part in nitrogen metabolism

glu•tam′ic ac′id

(gluˈtæm ɪk)

also glu′ta•min′ic ac′id

(ˈglu təˈmɪn ɪk, ˌglu-)
n.
a crystalline amino acid, C5H9NO4, obtained by hydrolysis from wheat gluten and sugar-beet residues, used commercially as a flavor intensifier. Symbol: E
[1870–75]

glu·tam·ic acid

(glo͞o-tăm′ĭk)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glutamic acid - an amino acid occurring in proteins; important in the nitrogen metabolism of plants; used in monosodium glutamate to enhance the flavor of meats
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
glutaminsyre
acide glutamique
グルタミン酸
kwas glutaminowy

glutamic acid

[gluːˌtæmɪkˈæsɪd] Nácido m glutámico

glutamic acid

n ácido glutámico
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L-Glutamate production by lysozyme-sensitive Corynebacterium glutamicum ltsA mutant strains.
Postdoctoral fellow Hansong Deng, determined the wide-ranging significance of Ca2+ signaling after discovering that intestinal stem cells have receptors that sense L-glutamate, and that dietary L-glutamate stimulated stem cell division and gut growth in the flies.
Corynebacterium glutamicum has a wide range of industrial applications from production of L-glutamate and L-lysine to biotechnology.
The concentration of glutamate in plasma was determined from linear standard curve established by 25-150 [micro]mol of L-glutamate standard.
Neonatal monosodium L-glutamate (MSG) administration induces morphological, behavioral, and neuroendocrine abnormalities such as growth disturbances, self-mutilation, hyperadiposity, and hypogonadism [1-4].
Key Words: Glutamate oxidase Hypocrea jecorina Enzyme production L-glutamate Nessler reagent.
Postsynaptic activation at the squid giant synapse by photolytic release of L-glutamate from a 'caged L-glutamate.
23), (24) It also acts as an osmolyte (25), (26) (a solute used by cells and tissues to maintain cell volume), a neuro-modulator, (27) a neurotransmitter, (28), (29), (30), (31), (32), (33), (34) and a neuroprotector against L-glutamate (L-Glu)-induced neurotoxicity.
2002) A new specific ageusia some humans cannot taste L-glutamate.
Glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) is the unique enzyme to catalyze the conversion of L-glutamate or its salts to GABA through the single-step a-decarboxylation [14,15].
Corynebacterium glutamicum, was originally used as L-glutamate producing bacterium (Hirasawa et al.