aspartokinase


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aspartokinase

[ə‚spärd·ō′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of aspartic acid with adenosinetriphosphate to give aspartyl phosphate.
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coli were confirmed by using PCR for the hippuricase and aspartokinase genes, a strategy that also allowed the definitive identification of hippuricase-negative (hipp.