Origin of amino
Definition for amino (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for amino
Eggs, he says, are a good source of cysteine, an amino acid that helps the liver break down alcohol faster.
Unlike coffee, tea has an amino acid that is associated with calmness: Theanine.
Proteins which contain all the amino acids essential for tissue building are known as complete proteins.
The different proteins differ in regard to the different types of amino acids which they contain.
These transformed substances are known as amino acids, the production of which is a result of digestion in the digestive tract.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
Thus the proteins are digested down to the amino acids and these diffuse into the blood as demonstrated by Folin and by Van Slyke.
To make human protein we must not only have all the amino acid ingredients, but we must also have enough of every one.Physiology|Ernest G. Martin
British Dictionary definitions for amino (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for amino (2 of 2)
Word Origin for amino-
Word Origin and History for amino
1887, as an element in compound words involving chemicals, from comb. form of amine. Amino acid is attested from 1898.