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Definition of the noun amino group
What does amino group mean as a name of something?
- the radical -NH2
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of amino group: amino
- more generic terms: chemical group / group / radical = two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
- more specific word: glucosamine = an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
Amino group a.k.a. Amine: Amines are organic compounds and functional groups that contain a basic nitrogen atom with a lone pair. Amines are derivatives of ammonia, wherein one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by a substituent such as an alkyl or aryl group. Important amines include amino acids, biogenic amines, trimethylamine, and aniline; see Category:Amines for a list of amines. Inorganic derivatives of ammonia are also called amines, such as chloramine; see Category:Inorganic amines.
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Dictionary of Chemistry (2014)
by Andrew Hunt
They are carbon compounds with two functional groups: an amino group and a carboxylic acid group. Proteins consist of long chains of amino acids. There are about 20 different amino acids that link together to make proteins. H CH, CH2OH ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Nutrition in Sport (2008)
by Ronald J. Maughan
donate the amino group to pyruvate to form alanine and ...
by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James
Treatment with methanal converts the amino group to —NHCH2OH group leaving the -COOH group free for titration ...
by Joseph C. Salamone
The reaction between an amino group and an epoxide group is the SN2 nucleophilic substitution. A primary amine adds to an epoxide ring to yield a secondary hydroxyl group and a secondary amino group. Then the secondary amino group ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
Amino acids contain a basic amino group (NH2) and an acidic carboxyl group ( COOH), both attached to the same carbon atom. Since the carboxyl group has a proton available for binding with the electrons of another atom, and the amino ...
A Dictionary of Biology (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine
They contain the functional group –NH2 (the amino group). Secondary amines have two hydrogens replaced, e.g. methylethylamine, CH3(C2H5)NH. Tertiary amines ...
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