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
References in periodicals archive ?
Hydrophilic uncharged amino acids, amides of asparagine acid (asparagine) and glutamine acid (glutamine) in particular at low concentrations stimulate the synthesis of metalloproteinase.
As glutamic and asparagine acids have negative charge, GOD is immobilized on the anoin film.

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