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  • Asparaginase

    an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of to aspartic acid and ammonia, used in the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia. asparaginase as·par·a·gin·ase (ə-spār’ə-jə-nās’, -nāz’) n. A bacterial enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of asparagine and is used in the treatment of leukemia.

  • Asparagine

    a white, crystalline, amino acid, NH 2 COCH 2 CH(NH 2)COOH, soluble in water, obtained from certain plants, especially legumes, and used chiefly as a nutrient in culture media for certain bacteria. Symbol: N. Abbreviation: Asn; Historical Examples The diuretic action is extremely feeble, and neither the plant nor asparagine is now used medicinally. Encyclopaedia […]

  • Asparagus

    any plant of the genus Asparagus, of the lily family, especially A. officianalis, cultivated for its edible shoots. the shoots, eaten as a vegetable. Contemporary Examples Cheese biscuits, asparagus spears with garlic and saffron mayonnaise, and mixed salted, roasted nuts. We Are Off to the Races!! Lydia Brownlow June 6, 2011 My Dad was a […]

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