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asparagine

 [ah-spar´ah-jēn]
the β-amide of aspartic acid, a nonessential amino acid that is also used as a culture medium for certain bacteria.
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as·par·a·gine (N, Asn),

(as-par'ă-jin),
The β-amide of aspartic acid, the l-isomer is a nutritionally nonessential amino acid occurring in proteins; a diuretic.
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asparagine

(ə-spăr′ə-jēn′)
n.
A nonessential amino acid, C4H8N2O3, that is present in large amounts in some plants, such as asparagus.
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asparagine

Biochemistry A nonessential amino acid which is the β-amide of aspartic acid–AA; asparaginine assists in the neural metabolism, and when the extra amino group is removed, the resulting AA acts as an excitatory transmitter and allows it to be used interchangeably with AAs in protein building
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Fig. 52 Asparagine . Molecular structure.

asparagine (N, Asn)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in proteins. It has a polar ‘R’ structure and is water soluble. The ISOELECTRIC POINT of asparagine is 5.4.
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as·par·a·gine

(as-par'ă-jin)
The β-amide of aspartic acid, the l-isomer is a nutritionally nonessential amino acid occurring in proteins; a diuretic.
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