Associations to the word «Amino»

Wiktionary

AMINO, adjective. (chemistry) Relating to an amine.
AMINO, noun. (chemistry) The amine functional group.
AMINO ACID, noun. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid functional group.
AMINO ACID, noun. (biochemistry) Any of the twenty naturally occurring α-amino acids (having the amino, and carboxylic acid groups on the same carbon atom), and a variety of side chains, that combine, via peptide bonds, to form proteins.
AMINO ACIDS, noun. Plural of amino acid
AMINO ALCOHOL, noun. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing both an amino and an aliphatic hydroxyl functional group.
AMINO ALCOHOLS, noun. Plural of amino alcohol
AMINO ALDEHYDE, noun. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing both an amino and an aliphatic aldehyde functional group
AMINO CARBOHYDRATE, noun. (biochemistry) Any of many naturally-occurring compounds formally derived from a carbohydrate by replacing one or more hydroxyl group with a simple or substituted amino group
AMINO SUGAR, noun. (chemistry) any monosaccharide in which a single hydroxy group has been replaced by an amino group
AMINO SUGARS, noun. Plural of amino sugar

Dictionary definition

AMINO, noun. The radical -NH2.
AMINO, adjective. Pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia.

Wise words

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