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C terminus

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noun Biochemistry.
the carboxyl end of a protein molecule.
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Origin of C terminus

C, abbreviation for carboxyl

OTHER WORDS FROM C terminus

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

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