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Descriptor English: Asparagine
Descriptor Spanish: Asparagina
Descriptor Portuguese: Asparagina
Descriptor French: Asparagine
Entry term(s): L-Asparagine
Tree number(s): D12.125.068.060
D12.125.095.165
D12.125.154.049
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001216
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 7006-34-0
CAS Type 1 Name: Asparagine
DeCS ID: 1223
Unique ID: D001216
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Asparagine - Preferred
Concept UI M0001818
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Asparagine
Entry term(s) L-Asparagine



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