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 ?
1950, "Manometric determination of L-aspartic acid and L-asparagine," Cholesterol Metabolism, 47, 605-614.
has developed an efficient, low-cost and environmentally friendly way to manufacture L-aspartic acid.
TPA beta-proteins are manufactured from the common biological amino acid, L-aspartic acid.