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-)
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the terminal peptide bond at the amino end of a polypeptide.
a white crystalline substance, C 6 H 7 NO, occurring in three isomers, meta-, ortho-, and para-aminophenol: used as an intermediate for dyes and as a photographic developer. noun (chem) any of three isomeric forms that are soluble crystalline solids, used as a dye intermediate (meta- and ortho-), in dyeing hair, fur, and textiles (ortho- […]
- Amino radical
the univalent group, −NH 2 . noun See amino group noun 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 Examples An organic compound that contains an amino group is called an amine. Usage […]
- 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