C terminus

or C terminal


noun Biochemistry.

the carboxyl end of a protein molecule.

Origin of C terminus

C, abbreviation for carboxyl

Related formsC-ter·mi·nal [see-tur-muh-nl] /ˈsiˌtɜr mə nl/, adjective

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