Meaning of glutamic acid
Pronunciation: (gl-tam'ik), [key]
— Biochem. Biochem.
- an amino acid, HOOCCHCHCH(NH)COOH, obtained by hydrolysis from wheat gluten and sugar-beet residues, used commercially chiefly in the form of its sodium salt to intensify the flavor of meat or other food. Abbr.: Glu; Symbol: E