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A non-essential amino acid that is involved in the metabolic control of cell functions in nerve and brain tissue. It is biosynthesized from ASPARTIC ACID and AMMONIA by asparagine synthetase. (From Concise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3rd ed)

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Tree Number(s): D12.125.068.060, D12.125.095.165, D12.125.154.049

MeSH Unique ID: D001216

Registry Number: 7006-34-0

Entry Terms:

  • L-Asparagine

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