Aspartate

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Aspartate also known as Aspartic Acid is an α-amino acid which contains two acidic side chains making it one of the two negativley charged amino acids (the other being Glutamic Acid) [1][2].

Single Letter Code: D

Three Letter Code: Asp

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References

  1. Berg, J. Stryer, L. Tymoczko, J. (2011) Biochemistry, 7th Edition, New York: W.H Freeman and Company. Chapter 2, Page 31.
  2. Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., & Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.

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