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.
any thermosetting synthetic resin formed by copolymerization of amines or amides with aldehydes. Amino resins are used as adhesives and as coatings for paper and textiles See also urea-formaldehyde resin, melamine
- 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.
aminoacidemia aminoacidemia a·mi·no·ac·i·de·mi·a (ə-mē’nō-ās’ĭ-dē’mē-ə, ām’ə-nō-) n. An excess of specific amino acids in the blood.