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aspartate

 [ah-spahr´tāt]
any salt of aspartic acid; aspartic acid in dissociated form.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

as·par·tate

(as-par'tāt),
A salt or ester of aspartic acid.
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aspartate

(ə-spär′tāt)
n.
A salt or ester of aspartic acid.
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aspartate

Biochemistry A nonessential amino acid that has a central role in transferring amino groups by aspartate aminotransferase in the liver; in proteins, aspartate takes the form of its amide, asparagine. See Aspartame, Aspartate aminotransferase.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

as·par·tate

(as-pahr'tāt)
A salt or ester of aspartic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Fig. 53 Aspartic acid . Molecular structure.

aspartic acid or aspartate (D, Asp)

one of 20 AMINO ACIDS common in proteins. It has an extra carboxyl group and is therefore acidic in solution. The ISOELECTRIC POINT of aspartic acid is 2.8.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

as·par·tate

(as-pahr'tāt)
A salt or ester of aspartic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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