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  Aspartate is the salt of aspartic acid, or aspartic acid in dissociated form. Aspartate is often involved in the active sites of proteins. The negatively charged aspartate can interact with positively charged atoms, such as various cations. Minerals such as potassium, sodium, zinc and magnesium can bind with aspartate....

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Aspartic acid

  Aspartic acid is a negatively charged amino acid with an acidic side chain. Aspartate is the carboxyl anion of aspartic acid. This amino acid is often found on the surface of proteins and thus affects their solubility and ionic character. Aspartic acid is one of the 20 amino acids...