Glutamic-acid meaning

glo͝o-tămĭk
A nonessential amino acid, C5 H9 NO4 , occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins, and having monosodium glutamate as a salt.
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A nonessential amino acid, COOH(CH2)2CH(NH2)COOH.
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A nonessential amino acid, C5 H9 NO4 , occurring widely in plant and animal tissue and proteins, and having monosodium glutamate as a salt.
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A nonessential amino acid. Chemical formula: C5H9NO4.
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(biochemistry) A nonessential amino acid, α-amino-glutaric acid, occurring widely in animal and plant tissues; the salt, monosodium glutamate is used as a flavour-enhancing seasoning.
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Origin of glutamic-acid

  • glut(en) am(ide) –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From gluten.

    From Wiktionary