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Asp (Asx),

Symbol for aspartic acid or its radical forms.
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asp

(ăsp)
n.
Any of several venomous snakes, especially the viper Vipera aspis of southern Europe, the cobra Naja haje of Africa and the Middle East, or the horned viper.
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ASPA

A gene on chromosome 17p13.3 that encodes aspartoacylase, which catalyses the conversion of N-acetyl_L-aspartic acid–NAA to aspartate and acetate. NAA hydrolysis by aspartoacylase may help maintain white matter. 
Molecular pathology Defects in ASPA cause Canavan disease
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ASP

2. Application service provider, see there.
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Asp

Abbreviation for aspartic acid or its radical forms.

ASP

Abbreviation for application service provider.
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Asp

abbrev. ASPARTIC ACID.
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