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Glutamic acid

Glutamic acid

(Science: amino acid) One of the 20 _ amino acids commonly found in proteins. Plays a central role in amino acid metabolism, acting as precursor of glutamine, proline and arginine. Also acts as amino group donor in synthesis by transamination of alanine from pyruvate and aspartic acid from oxaloacetate. Glutamate is also a neurotransmitter, the product of its decarboxylation is the inhibitory neurotransmitter amino butyrate (GABA). An amino acid occurring in proteins; important in the nitrogen metabolism of plants; used in monosodium glutamate to enhance the flavor of meats.One of the 20 amino acids that are commonly found in proteins.

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Location of mutation in E. Coli biosynthetic auxotroph

... with the following additions: proline, arginine, ornithine, aspartic acid, proline, glutamic acid, inositol. Since the mutant was mutagenized according to 99.9% killing etc. it ...

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by Jeaneai
Mon Nov 26, 2012 4:56 pm
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Topic: Location of mutation in E. Coli biosynthetic auxotroph
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... on chromosome 11. The most common disease-causing mutation causes glutamic acid to take the place of valine in hemoglobin's beta chains, which in turn causes a hydrophobic ...

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by Luxorien
Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Glutamic Acid

This attacks the peptide bond to break it... how so?

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by NeedHelp1
Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:42 pm
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Topic: Glutamic Acid
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Properties of Amino Acid Side Chains

... my professor didn't add that to his slides. I know that Aspartic and Glutamic Acid are acidic; that Histidine, Arginine and Lysine are basic; but as for the other properties ...

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by NiceOnTheIce
Thu Nov 04, 2010 11:28 pm
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who know plasmd PHM1519?

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by junjun
Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: who know plasmd PHM1519?
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