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A naturally occurring nonessential amino acid, CH3CH(NH2)COOH: it is a colorless crystal, soluble in water, and is used in biochemical research
An amino acid, C6 H14 N4 O2 , obtained from the hydrolysis or digestion of plant and animal protein.
Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.
An essential amino acid, C6 H13 NO2 , obtained by the hydrolysis of protein by pancreatic enzymes during digestion and necessary for optimal growth in children and for the maintenance of nitrogen balance in adults.
Any of a group of conjugated proteins in which at least one of the components is a lipid. Lipoproteins, classified according to their densities and chemical qualities, are the principal means by which lipids are transported in the blood.
An essential amino acid, C6 H14 N2 O2 , obtained by the hydrolysis of proteins and required by the body for optimum growth.
An essential amino acid, CH3SCH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH, that contains sulfur, obtained from various proteins and used as a food supplement and in medicine
Any of a group of complexes composed of protein and nucleic acid and found in the nuclei and cytoplasm of all living cells, as in chromatin and ribosomes, and in viruses.
An essential amino acid, C9 H11 NO2 , that occurs as a constituent of many proteins and is converted to tyrosine in the body.
Any of a group of proteins, such as casein, containing chemically bound phosphoric acid.
An amino acid, C3 H7 NO3 , that is a common constituent of many proteins.
A colorless crystalline amino acid, C4 H9 NO3 , that is obtained from the hydrolysis of protein and is an essential component of human nutrition.
A white, crystalline, essential amino acid, (CH3)2CHCH(NH2)COOH, found in small quantities in many proteins
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