a hormone antagonist, C 13 H 16 N 2 O 2 , used in the treatment of Cushing’s syndrome and breast cancer.
of or relating to amino sugars in glycosidic linkage. any of a group of bacterial antibiotics having aminoglycoside structure. aminoglycoside a·mi·no·gly·co·side (ə-mē’nō-glī’kə-sīd’, ām’ə-nō-) n. Any of a group of bacteriocidal antibiotics derived from species of Streptomyces or Micromonosporum that are effective against aerobic gram-negative bacilli and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. aminoglycoside (ə-mē’nō-glī’kə-sīd’, ām’ə-) A compound containing amino […]
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the univalent group, −NH 2 . Historical Examples Richard Willsttter showed that an internal neutralization takes place between the amino group and the free acidic residue. Smithsonian Institution – United States National Museum – Bulletin 240 Anonymous The same increase accompanies the introduction of the amino group into aromatic nuclei. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume […]
any of several intestinal hydrolytic enzymes that remove an amino acid from the end of a peptide chain having a free amino group. aminopeptidase a·mi·no·pep·ti·dase (ə-mē’nō-pěp’tĭ-dās’, -dāz’, ām’ə-nō-) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the terminal peptide bond at the amino end of a polypeptide.