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).]
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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]
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as•par′tic ac′id

(əˈspɑr tɪk)
n.
a nonessential amino acid, C4H7NO4, abundant in molasses. Abbr.: Asp; Symbol: D
(aspar (agus) + -tic]
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as·par·tic acid

(ə-spär′tĭk)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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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"
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Translations
asparaginsyre
Asparaginsäure
acide aspartique
kwas asparaginowy
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([double dagger]) Nonessential amino acid mix (g [kg.sup.-1] mix): L-aspartic acid, 250.0; L-glutamic acid, 375.0; and L-glycine, 375.0 (the quality of all amino acids was above 99%; Guangzhou A'share Aquatech Co., Ltd.).
The pristine L-aspartic acid spectrum (Figure 1(b), (A)) shows characteristic overlapping bands at 2659 and 2971 [cm.sup.-1] assigned to O-H and N-H stretching frequencies, respectively.
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Preparation of Chloroacetyl Chloride Products of L-Aspartic Acid Dimethyl Ester.
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