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  • noun biochemistry A nonessential amino acid C4H8N2O3 found in plants such as asparagus.


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  • The rhizomes are reported to contain approximately 2 per cent aspargine.

    Chapter 22 1987

  • If you crystallize a pure amino, aspargine for instance, and pass a beam of polarized light through the crystal, the beam will be bent when it emerges, either to the left or to the right.

    Spock Must Die Blish, James 1970


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