Definition of Altheine. Meaning of Altheine. Synonyms of Altheine

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Definition of Altheine

Altheine Al*the"ine, n. (Chem.) Asparagine.
Asparagine As*par"a*gine, n. [Cf. F. asparagine.] (Chem.) A white, nitrogenous, crystallizable substance, C4H8N2O3+H2O, found in many plants, and first obtained from asparagus. It is believed to aid in the disposition of nitrogenous matter throughout the plant; -- called also altheine.

Meaning of Altheine from wikipedia

- Asparagine (symbol Asn or N), is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins. It contains an α-amino group (which is in the protonated...
- Synonyms: (S)-2-aminosuccinic acid 4-amide {α/2}-aminosuccinamic acid Agedoite Altheine Asparagine acid Asparamide Asparatamine Aspartamic acid Aspartamine Aspartic...