Aspartic acid is a naturally occurring nonessential amino acid, common form L(+)-aspartic acid. It is used as a dietary supplement, detergent, fungicide, germicide synthetic sweetener base. Aspartic acid combines with other amino acids to form compounds that absorb and remove toxins from the bloodstream.
Aspartic acid helps convert carbohydrates into muscle energy. Aspartic acid builds immune system immunoglobulins and antibodies. It reduces ammonia levels after exercises.
Molecular Weight - 133.10
Occurence - 5.22%
Aspartic acid Food Sources
It is found in plants, especially in sprouting seeds. In protein it exists mainly as asparagine.
Aspartic acid Deficiency Symptoms
Deficiency symptoms of Aspartic Acid may include fatigue and depression.