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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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Several amino acids, including histidine, asparagine, threonine, and serine, had substantial reactivity in the biuret reaction.
A characteristic of 6B wciP is the presence of an A at nucleotide position 584 (according to the sequence of wciP [12]), which creates a codon for asparagine at residue 195 of the 6B wciP protein.
Structural studies of asparagine S-linked sugar chains of human caeruloplasmin: structural characteristics of the triantennary complex type sugar chains of human plasma glycoproteins.
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Glutamic Acid I-4 Lysine I-4 Methionine I-4 Phenylalanine I-5 Other Amino Acids I-5 Histidine I-5 Isoleucine I-5 Leucine I-6 Valine I-6 Threonine I-6 Tryptophan I-6 Alanine I-7 Arginine I-7 Asparagine I-7 Aspartic Acid I-8 L-Cysteine I-8 Glutamine I-8 Glycine I-9 Proline I-9 Serine I-9 Tyrosine I-10
This sequence had 2 mutations resulting in histidine at position 39 and threonine at position 68 (this amino acid sequence is similar to the CT-B subunit of the reference classical strain) and a third mutation resulting in substitution of histidine by asparagine at position 20.
Hyperglycosylated human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a variant of hCG with more asparagine (N)-linked triantennary carbohydrates and a serine (O)-linked tetrasaccharide core structure in the [beta]-subunit of hCG (1).
The presence of an asparagine (N) at position 86 of Pfmdr1, when coupled to an elevated pfmdr1 copy number, appeared to correlate well with reduced susceptibility to artemisinin (Table).
Furthermore, because the concentrations of potassium (measured by indirect ion-selective electrode) and asparagine aminotransferase (method according to IFCC recommendations; Roche prod.
PATENTS ASSIGNEES RELATED TO ASPARAGINE PRODUCTS, 1998-2008
Normal human cells are able to make enough asparagine for their own needs through biosynthesis and will not be affected by treatment with Erwinaze.
The substitution of lysine for asparagine at position 54 maintains the positive charge of the residue and is of unknown functional significance.

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