Amino-acid Synonyms

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An essential amino acid, CH3SCH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH, that contains sulfur, obtained from various proteins and used as a food supplement and in medicine
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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
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Like albumen
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organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
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An amino acid, C6 H14 N4 O2 , obtained from the hydrolysis or digestion of plant and animal protein.
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(Biochemistry, organic chemistry) An organic compound formed from two amino acids joined by a peptide bond.
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A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Faboideae — various beans, including the soybean.
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Any of a group of cellular macromolecules that are made up of proteins bonded to one or more carbohydrate chains.
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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.
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Any of a large group of complexes of protein and lipid with many biochemical functions.
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An essential amino acid, C6 H14 N2 O2 , obtained by the hydrolysis of proteins and required by the body for optimum growth.
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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.
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(Biochemistry) A class of organic compounds consisting of various numbers of amino acids in which the amine of one is reacted with the carboxylic acid of the next to form an amide bond.
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An essential amino acid, C9 H11 NO2 , that occurs as a constituent of many proteins and is converted to tyrosine in the body.
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(Physics, chemistry) The normal hydride ion derived from protium.
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(Organic chemistry) The amino acid N-methyl-glycine; it is present in most tissue, and has a number of industrial applications
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An amino acid, C3 H7 NO3 , that is a common constituent of many proteins.
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A colorless crystalline amino acid, C4 H9 NO3 , that is obtained from the hydrolysis of protein and is an essential component of human nutrition.
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Any of a group of proteins, such as casein, containing chemically bound phosphoric acid.
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A white, crystalline, essential amino acid, (CH3)2CHCH(NH2)COOH, found in small quantities in many proteins
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Find another word for amino-acid. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for amino-acid, like: methionine, alanine, histidine, cysteine, tryptophan, tyrosine, synthetase, enzyme, aminoacid, asparagine and amino-acids.