as·​par·​tate | \ ə-ˈspär-ˌtāt How to pronounce aspartate (audio) \

Definition of aspartate

: a salt or ester of aspartic acid

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Recent Examples on the Web This mutation changed the amino acid aspartate (abbreviated as D) at the 614th position in the virus spike protein into glycine (G). Quanta Magazine, 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of aspartate

1829, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of aspartate was in 1829

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aspartic acid

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“Aspartate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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Medical Definition of aspartate

: a salt or ester of aspartic acid

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