Amino Acids

Amino Acids
   Compounds which are the building blocks of proteins.

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  • amino acids — Organic acids carrying amino groups. The L forms of about 20 common amino acids are the components from which proteins are made …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • amino acids — aminorūgštys statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Į baltymų sudėtį įeinančios organinės rūgštys, turinčios savo sudėtyje amino grupę (NH₂). atitikmenys: angl. amino acids rus. аминокислоты …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • amino acids — aminorūgštys statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Organinės karboksirūgštys, turinčios vieną arba dvi aminogrupes ( NH₂). Yra laisvos arba įeina į peptidų ir baltymų sudėtį. Baltymų sudėtyje yra 20 pagrindinių aminorūgščių,… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • non-essential amino acids — Amino acids that can be synthesized by animals and not required in their diet …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sulfur amino acids — amino acids that contain sulfur, such as methionine, cysteine, and homocysteine …   Medical dictionary

  • amino acids — group of organic compounds, basic constituents of proteins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mycosporine-like amino acids — (MAAs) are small secondary metabolites produced by organisms that live in environments with high volumes of sunlight, usually marine environments. So far there are up to 20 known MAAs identified.[1] They are commonly described as “microbial… …   Wikipedia

  • Aromatic amino acids — are amino acids which include an aromatic ring.Examples include: * Among 20 standard amino acids: phenylalanine, tryptophan, and tyrosine * Others: thyroxineee also* Aromatic L amino acid decarboxylaseExternal links* …   Wikipedia

  • Branched-chain amino acids — The phrase branched chain amino acids or BCAA is sometimes used to refer to the amino acids having aliphatic side chains that are non linear.These are leucine, isoleucine and valine. The combination of these three essential amino acids make up… …   Wikipedia

  • essential amino acids — Those amino acids that cannot be synthesized by an organism and must therefore be present in the diet. The term is often applied anthropocentrically to those amino acids required by humans (Ileu, Leu, Lys, Met, Phe, Thr, Try and Val), though rats …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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