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N terminus

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noun Biochemistry.
the amino end of a protein molecule.
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Origin of N terminus

Abbreviation for nitrogen or –NH2

OTHER WORDS FROM N terminus

N-ter·mi·nal [en-tur-muh-nl], /ˈɛnˌtɜr mə nl/, adjective

Words nearby N terminus

n.s.p.f., NSR, NSU, N.S.W., nt, N terminus, nth, NTIA, NTO, NTP, NTS
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