Aspartic Acid

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Aspartic acid, also known as [[Aspartate|aspartate]], is an [[Amino acid|amino acid]] with an acidic side chain. At normal [[PH|pH]] it usually carries a negative charge. This is due to a missing proton from the -COOH ([[Carboxylic acid|carboxylic acid]]) group.<br>It is coded for by the the three letter code Asp and the one letter code D&nbsp;<ref>Berg, Tymoczko and Stryer. (2006) Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York: WH Freeman</ref>.  
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Aspartic acid, also known as [[Aspartate|aspartate]], is an [[Amino acid|amino acid]] with an acidic side chain. At normal [[PH|pH]] it usually carries a negative charge. This is due to a missing proton from the -COOH ([[Carboxylic acid|carboxylic acid]]) group.<br>It is coded for by the the three letter code Asp and the one letter code D<ref>Berg, Tymoczko and Stryer. (2006) Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York: WH Freeman</ref>.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:44, 4 December 2018

Aspartic acid, also known as aspartate, is an amino acid with an acidic side chain. At normal pH it usually carries a negative charge. This is due to a missing proton from the -COOH (carboxylic acid) group.
It is coded for by the the three letter code Asp and the one letter code D[1].

Reference

  1. Berg, Tymoczko and Stryer. (2006) Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York: WH Freeman
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