Definitions

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  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or derived from glutamic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to gluten.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Derived from gluten and amine.

Etymologies

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Latin gluten ("glue") +‎ -amic

Examples

  • The test came back positive for antibodies directed against a brain enzyme called glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD).

    Forbes.com: News

  • A gene called glutamic acid decarboxylase, or GAD, is delivered to the cells via an inert virus.

    Gene Therapy Raises Hopes for Parkinson's Treatment

  • That means that there has to be built-in redundancy: for instance, GAA in DNA and RNA codes for the amino acid called glutamic acid, but so does GAG.

    The Language of God

  • GABA is made by a gene called glutamic acid decarboxylase, or GAD.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • Experts say vegetable protein has a common amino acid called glutamic acid that lowers blood pressure.

    Charlottesville Blogs

  • A second study, which looked at whether combining glutamic acid decarboxylase GAD plus aluminum hydroxide to create an antigen could prevent the loss of insulin production in patients newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

    Trials of type 1 diabetes vaccines bring mixed results

  • ALG fractions were identified as a sugar protein complex and the protein moiety of ALG contained high amounts of glutamic acid (or glutamine), threonine, asparagic acid (or asparagine) and proline.

    Allegic Reactions from Lactose in Dry Powder Asthma Inhalers

  • MSG-sensitive persons do not react to protein in which there is bound glutamate and/or bound aspartate, nor are they affected by minute amounts of free glutamic and aspartic acids that might be found in unadulterated, unfermented food.

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  • The food industry tricks consumers into buying products with free glutamic acid (or MSG) by listing it under any one of 43 innocent-sounding names, such as natural flavoring, seasonings, yeast extract, spices, pectin or citric acid. '

    Hold the MSG: It's Not Risk-Free

  • I have discovered it is a secret saboteur of health; the food industry tricks consumers into buying products with free glutamic acid (or MSG) by listing it under any one of 43 innocent-sounding names, such as natural flavoring, seasonings, yeast extract, spices, pectin or citric acid.

    Hold the MSG: It's Not Risk-Free

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