Glu*tam"ic (?), a. [Gluten + -amic.] Chem.

Of or pertaining to gluten.

Glutamic acid, a nitrogenous organic acid obtained from certain albuminoids, as gluten; -- called also amido-glutaric acid.<-- one of the natural L-alpha-amino acids found in many proteins C5H9NO4. -->

 

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