α-aminoadipic acid
2-amino-1,6-hexanedioic acid; an intermediate of lysine biosynthesis in higher fungi and bacteria, but not in algae and higher plants. Also found in the degradation of lysine in mammals.

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  • α-aminoadipic acid — α ami·no·adip·ic ac·id (ə me″no ə dipґik) a dicarboxylic amino acid occurring as an intermediate in the degradation of lysine and hydroxylysine. Written also 2 aminoadipic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • α-ketoadipic acid — α ke·to·adip·ic ac·id (ke″to ə dipґik) a dicarboxylic acid formed by transamination of α aminoadipic acid in the degradation of lysine and hydroxylysine. Written also 2 ketoadipic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • aminoadipic acid — noun Any amino derivative of adipic acid, but especially α aminoadipic acid that is an intermediate in the metabolism of lysine …   Wiktionary

  • alpha-Aminoadipic acid — α Aminoadipic acid IUPAC name 2 aminohexanedioic acid …   Wikipedia

  • α-aminoadipate — α ami·no·adip·ate (ə me″no ə dipґāt) the anionic form of α aminoadipic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • α-aminoadipicaciduria — α ami·no·adip·ic·ac·id·uria (ə me″no ə dip″ik as″ĭ duґre ə) excretion of α aminoadipic acid in the urine …   Medical dictionary

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