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aspartic acid

noun as·par·tic acid \ə-ˌspärt-ik-\

Definition of ASPARTIC ACID

:  a crystalline amino acid C4H7NO4 that is obtained from many proteins by hydrolysis—abbreviation Asp
March 30, 2015
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