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