amino acid definition

  • noun:
    • An organic substance containing an amino group (NH2), a carboxylic acid group (COOH), and any one of different side teams, specifically some of the 20 substances having the essential formula NH2CHRCOOH, which website link together by peptide bonds to make proteins or that be chemical messengers and also as intermediates in metabolic rate.
    • Any organic ingredient containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid practical group.
    • the twenty naturally occurring α-amino acids (getting the amino, and carboxylic acid groups on a single carbon atom), and multiple part stores, that combine, via peptide bonds, to create proteins.
    • organic substances containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid team

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