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Deamination , deamination The removal of an amino group (–NH2) from a compound. Enzymatic deamination occurs in the liver and is important in amino-acid metabolism… Aspartic Acid , aspartic acid (aspartate) (ă-spar-tik) n. see amino acid. aspartic acid (aspartate) A non‐essential amino acid. aspartic acid An aliphatic, acidic, p… Glutamic Acid , glutamic acid A non‐essential amino acid; it is acidic since it has two carboxylic acid groups; its amide is glutamine. See also monosodium glutamate… Carboxylic Acid , Carboxylic acids are chemical compounds that contain a carboxyl group , which is -COOH. The carboxyl group is attached to another hydrogen atom or to… Malic acid , malic acid (2-hydroxybutanedioic acid) A crystalline solid, HOOCCH(OH)CH2COOH. L-malic acid occurs in living organisms as an intermediate metabolite… Gastric Acid , acid, gastric The acid in the gastric secretion is hydrochloric acid; see also achlorhydria; gastric acidity. gastric acid See gastric secretion.
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