Amino radical

the univalent group, −NH 2 .

See amino group

in chemistry, an -NH2 group, consisting of a nitrogen atom attached by single bonds to hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, aryl groups, or a combination of them; also called amino radical

An organic compound that contains an amino group is called an amine.
Usage Note



Read Also:

  • Amino resin

    any of the class of thermosetting resins formed by the interaction of an amine, as urea, and an aldehyde, as formaldehyde: used chiefly as adhesives for laminated materials and as coatings for paper and textiles. noun any thermosetting synthetic resin formed by copolymerization of amines or amides with aldehydes. Amino resins are used as adhesives […]

  • Aminosuccinic acid


  • Aminosugar

    a monosaccharide with an amino or substituted amino group in place of a nonglycosidic hydroxyl group.

  • Aminotransferase

    . aminotransferase a·mi·no·trans·fer·ase (ə-mē’nō-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’, ām’ə-nō-) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of an amino group between an alpha-amino acid and usually a specific carbon on a keto acid. Also called aminopherase, transaminase.

Disclaimer: Amino radical definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.