glutamic acid

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  • noun

Synonyms for glutamic acid

an amino acid occurring in proteins

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Specifically the levels of glutamic acid declined dramatically between those two days.
Glutamate is derived from the reaction of glutamic acid with sodium.
The isolate fungus excreted glutamic acid and alanine into the medium possibly as by-products of the fermentation.
To accomplish this goal, surgeons delivered the glutamic acid decarboxylase gene to the neurons of the subthalamic nucleus using adeno-associated virus (AAV); no adverse events occurred.
Monosodium glutamate is the salt of glutamic acid, an amino acid found naturally in protein-containing foods such as meat, vegetables and milk.
The delicious seeds of the pumpkin are also packed with protein, fibre, iron, copper, magnesium, manganese and phosphorous, as well as the amino acids arginine and glutamic acid.
Developed by a Japanese professor almost 100 years ago, monosodium glutamate is a salt of glutamic acid, which is an amino acid and building block of protein.
Other molecules, such as the enzyme glutamic acid decarboxylase, may also play pivotal roles in this process, and any of these could become targets for new drugs.
Besides histidine, other amino acids, including glycine, alanine, serine, phenylalanine, and glutamic acid, have been found to form ternary complexes with Ni(II) and ascorbic acid, with stability of those with histidine and glutamic acid being highest (Fridman et al.
Although the cleavage site adjacent to the fusion peptide is typically a basic amino acid, the reported Angrem52 cDNA sequence has an acidic glutamic acid at this position (Figure 1B).
However, BNIP3 expression was increased dramatically in vivo when kainic acid, a structurally rigid analog of the excitatory amino acid glutamic acid was injected into rat striata, or when traumatic brain injury was introduced.
It now seems that the appearance of autoantibodies to beta-cell antigens, such as those against the 65-kDA isoform of glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65) [7] and the protein tyrosine phosphatase-like insulinoma associated protein 2 (IA-2) in the peripheral circulation is a predictive sign of clinical disease.
It displays multiple benefits and is of great interest in dietary sports products--not only because of its high levels of branched amino acids, glutamic acid and arginine, but also because it is rich in lysine.
MSG is the salt of glutamic acid, an amino acid found naturally in protein-containing foods such as meat, vegetables, and milk.
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