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Asparagine Explained

asparagine at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

One of the nonessential amino acids, widely distributed in plant proteins and closely related to aspartic acid. First isolated in 1806 from asparagus, it is used in medicine and biochemical research.

Asparagine at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Asparagine \As*par"a*gine\, n. [Cf. F. asparagine.] (Chem.)
A white, nitrogenous, crystallizable substance,
{C4H8N2O3+H2O}, found in many plants, and first obtained from
asparagus. It is believed to aid in the disposition of
nitrogenous matter throughout the plant; -- called also
{altheine}.

asparagine at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

asparagine
n : a crystalline amino acid found in proteins and in many
plants (e.g., asparagus)

asparagine at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
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* aspargine

Noun

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  • Inter: amino aci » d A nonessential amino acid C4H8N2O3 found in plants such as asparagus.

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    * Asn

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    Inter: trans-top » nonessential amino acid C4H8N2O3
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|asparagino
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|asparagine|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Asparagin|n
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ασπαραγίνη|f|tr=asparagíni


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|asparagino
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|asparagina|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|asparagină|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|asparagina|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Italian

    Noun

    asparagine {{f}}
  • Inter: plural of » asparagina|lang=it

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