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.

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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
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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]
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glu·tam·ic acid

(glo͞o-tăm′ĭk)
A nonessential amino acid. See more at amino acid.
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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"
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Translations
glutaminsyre
acide glutamique
グルタミン酸
kwas glutaminowy

glutamic acid

[gluːˌtæmɪkˈæsɪd] Nácido m glutámico
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glutamic acid

n ácido glutámico
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In all three strains maximum enrichment is observed in glutamic acid (above 90 %) throughout all the incubation period whereas significant drop in [15N]-enrichment was recorded in all other three recorded amino acids i.e.
Higher accumulations of aspartic acid and glutamic acid were observed under nitrogen stress.
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1 (MS/MS) shows that glutamic acid appears at 4.18 min, whereas in Fig.
Dawanke is rich in protein, vitamin C, as well as other nutritional elements such as alpha and beta carotenes, potassium, glutamic acid, mucilage, etc.
As a result of the acquisition, MeiraGTx has expanded its portfolio of clinical stage product candidates to include adeno-associated virus encoding glutamic acid decarboxylase (AAV-GAD), a gene therapy product candidate ready for continued Phase 2 clinical development for Parkinson's disease.
Depending on how its chemical structure is modified, glutamine can convert to glutamic acid or to glutamate.
By what name is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, used as a flavour enhancer in foods, known?
Glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) is an enzyme responsible for synthesizing an important inhibitory neurotransmitter in the body.
Chemically, it is a salt of the amino acid family - Glutamic Acid (glutamate).

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