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  • noun Plural form of asparagine.


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  • Glutamate, asparagines and glutamine are formed from their precursor, aspartic acid.

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  • Typically, a flu virus needs two amino acids -- lysine and asparagines -- on specific sites on its structure before it can jump from animals to people and multiply efficiently in human cells.

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  • Typically, the presence of two amino acids -- lysine and asparagines -- in specific sites on a key avian protein are required for a flu virus to make the jump from an animal host and replicate efficiently in human cells. - latest science and technology news stories

  • According to the research, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, soil nutrition is a crucial factor in the formation of acrylamide as wheat low in sulphur contains higher levels of asparagines.

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  • Zeng and co-workers tested the effects of 15 vitamins, both water - and fat-soluble, on the formation of acrylamide in a model chemical system containing asparagines and glucose (the precursors for acrylamide), and in a model food system (fried potato strips).

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  • "The enzyme converts one of the precursors of acrylamide, asparagines, into another naturally occurring amino acid, aspartate," asparagine is not available anymore for the chemical reaction that forms acrylamide when carbohydrate-containing foods, such as bread, cake, cookies, potato chips and cereals, are being heated. "

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