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Asp (Asx),

Symbol for aspartic acid or its radical forms.

ASP

American Society of Parasitologists.

Asp

aspartic acid.

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.

aspartic acid (Asp)

[aspär′tik]
a nonessential amino acid present in sugar cane, beet molasses, and breakdown products of many proteins. Pure aspartic acid is a water-soluble, colorless crystalline substance. Aspartic acid is interconvertible with oxaloacetic acid from the citric acid cycle. Aspartic acid is used in culture media, dietary supplements, detergents, fungicides, and germicides. Also called aminosuccinic acid. See also amino acid, protein.
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Chemical structure of aspartic acid

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

ASP

2. Application service provider, see there.

Asp

Abbreviation for aspartic acid or its radical forms.

ASP

Abbreviation for application service provider.

Asp

abbrev. ASPARTIC ACID.

Asp

aspartate.
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