The diuretic action is extremely feeble, and neither the plant nor asparagine is now used medicinally.
Aspartic acid, on the contrary, had presented to him molecular dissymmetry, like asparagine itself.
The influence of small amounts of asparagine in enormously increasing the hydrolytic effect of amylase is an example.
When some other source of nitrogen is present, such as asparagine or an ammonium salt, the amount falls to 005 to 01.
Then he prepared a gelatine solution with a little sugar, asparagine, and other materials, and added the nodule-extract.
Besides solutions containing ammonium salts and urea, I have succeeded in nitrifying solutions of asparagine, milk, and rape cake.
asparagine as·par·a·gine (ə-spār'ə-jēn')
An amino acid found in proteins that is the beta-amide of aspartic acid. Also called asparamide.
A nonessential amino acid. Chemical formula: C4H8N2O3. See more at amino acid.