glutamic acid

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glu·tam·ic acid

 (glo͞o-tăm′ĭk)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C5H9NO4, occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins, and having monosodium glutamate as a salt.

glutamic acid

(ɡluːˈtæmɪk) or

glutaminic acid

n
(Biochemistry) a nonessential amino acid, occurring in proteins, that acts as a neurotransmitter and plays a part in nitrogen metabolism

glu•tam′ic ac′id

(gluˈtæm ɪk)

also glu′ta•min′ic ac′id

(ˈglu təˈmɪn ɪk, ˌglu-)
n.
a crystalline amino acid, C5H9NO4, obtained by hydrolysis from wheat gluten and sugar-beet residues, used commercially as a flavor intensifier. Symbol: E
[1870–75]

glu·tam·ic acid

(glo͞o-tăm′ĭk)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glutamic acid - an amino acid occurring in proteins; important in the nitrogen metabolism of plants; used in monosodium glutamate to enhance the flavor of meats
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
glutaminsyre
acide glutamique
グルタミン酸
kwas glutaminowy

glutamic acid

[gluːˌtæmɪkˈæsɪd] Nácido m glutámico

glutamic acid

n ácido glutámico
References in periodicals archive ?
There are six flavour enhancers in the MSG family, and they may be identified on labels by their names or by E numbers: Monosodium Glutamate (E621); Glutamic acid (E620); Monopotassium Glutamate (E622); Calcium Diglutamate (E623); Monoammonium Glutamate (E624) and Magnesium Diglutamate (E625