Translation of glutamate in Spanish:


glutamato, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɡluːtəmeɪt//ˈɡludəˌmeɪt/


  • 1

    (salt of glutamic acid)
    glutamato masculine
    • Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation from a glutamate to a valine in the beta chain of the hemoglobin molecule.
    • In addition, R2 was also mutated to a glutamate.
    • Mutations of aspartates and glutamates were done by substitution of the carboxyl group by the amide group.
    • The largest contributions to the ligand-receptor energy are provided by aspartates and glutamates in the selectivity filter and carboxyl residues in the outer ring.
    • Of all the 90 ionizable residues located along the ion-conducting pathway, 52 residues are lysines and arginines and 38 residues are aspartate and glutamates.
  • 2informal

    • The glutamate naturally present in food, and the glutamate from MSG, are treated in exactly the same way by the body.
    • Free amino acids such as glutamate (also known as MSG) help dull the bitterness in certain vegetables.