Definition: 'Poly(γ-glutamic Acid)'
poly(γ-glutamic acid)Type: Term
Pronunciation: pol′ē-glū-tam′ik as′id
1. A polypeptide formed of glutamic acid residues, the γ-carboxyl group of one glutamic acid being condensed to the amino group of its neighbor; occurs naturally in the anthrax bacillus capsule.
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