aspartic acid definition

  • noun:
    • A nonessential amino acid, C4H7NO4, found especially in young sugar-cane and sugar-beet molasses.
    • A nonessential amino acid, L-α-amino-succinic acid, (C4H7NO4), present in animal protein plus in sugar-beet etc.
    • a crystalline amino acid within proteins and happening normally in sugar beets and sugar-cane

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