glutaminic acid

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Noun1.glutaminic 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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Generally, many reports confirmed genotoxic properties of 2,4-D and those could be considered as the ultimate 2,4-D may be connected with amino acids asparaginic acid and glutaminic acid and alanine, and also isoleucyne, phenylalanine and tryptophane.