Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Derived from gluten and amine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Of or pertaining to gluten.
  • adjective a nitrogenous organic acid obtained from certain albuminoids, as gluten; -- called also amido-glutaric acid.

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  • adjective organic chemistry Of, pertaining to, or derived from glutamic acid

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).

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

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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