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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Antagonizing effect of aspartic acid on the development of physical dependence on and tolerance to morphine in the rat.
burgdorferi are refractory to fosfomycin inhibition and naturally possess aspartic acid at the equivalent position (11,12).
Glutamic acid was in the highest concentration, followed by aspartic acid.
It was interesting that plasma glutamate, glutamine, aspartic acid, and proline tended to decrease in the piglets from the YE group, which might be an indication of their efficient utilization from the diet.
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The effect of amino acids like, alanine, aspartic acid, cysteine, cystine, glutamine, histidine, lysine, tyrosine, thiamine, leucine and lysine supplemented in the basal medium was investigated.
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Our study results suggest a relationship between higher total protein intake and amino acids, except alanine, arginine, glutamic acid, and aspartic acid, and lower BMD in the lumbar vertebrae of individuals with SCI.
Therefore, high glutamic acid and aspartic acid content of this mushroom dictate its pleasant and delightful taste.
The second most common substitution was in codon 12, with substitution of Aspartic acid instead of Alanine (GAT instead of GGT) in 9% of the cases.
True amino acid digestibility data demonstrated that diet A contained higher levels of digestible arginine, leucine, isoleucine, tryptophan, alanine, histidine, proline, aspartic acid, and glutamic acid (P < .