• Definition for "asparagine"
    • A crystalline amino acid, C4H8N2O3, within numerous proteins,…
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asparagine definition

  • noun:
    • A crystalline amino acid, C4H8N2O3, within numerous proteins, and within huge amounts in certain plants, such asparagus, that is effortlessly hydrolyzed to aspartic acid.
    • A nonessential amino acid C4H8N2O3 present in plants such asparagus.
    • A white, nitrogenous, crystallizable material, C4H8N2O3+H2O, found in numerous flowers, and first obtained from asparagus. Its thought to assist in the disposition of nitrogenous matter through the plant; -- called also altheine.
    • a crystalline amino acid found in proteins and in numerous flowers (age.g., asparagus)
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