Meaning of ASPARTIC ACID (ASP.) in English

ASPARTIC ACID (ASP.)

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(D,HOOCCH 2 CH(NH 2 )COOH) A nonessential amino acid that is abundant in molasses. The carboxylic acid group on the side chain is ionized under physiological conditions, making aspartic acid residues in proteins hydrophilic .

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.