amino group


noun Chemistry.

the univalent group, −NH2.

Nearby words

  1. amino acid,
  2. amino acid dehydrogenase,
  3. amino acid oxidase,
  4. amino acid sequence,
  5. amino acids,
  6. amino resin,
  7. amino-,
  8. amino-acid dating,
  9. aminoacetic acid,
  10. aminoacidemia

Also called amino radical.

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