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Definitions for amino
əˈmi noʊ, ˈæm əˌnoʊamino

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amino, amino groupadjective

    the radical -NH2

  2. amino, aminicadjective

    pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia


  1. aminonoun

    The amine functional group.

  2. aminoadjective

    Relating to an amine.


  1. Amino

    In chemistry, amines (, UK also ) are compounds and functional groups that contain a basic nitrogen atom with a lone pair. Amines are formally derivatives of ammonia (NH3), wherein one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by a substituent such as an alkyl or aryl group (these may respectively be called alkylamines and arylamines; amines in which both types of substituent are attached to one nitrogen atom may be called alkylarylamines). Important amines include amino acids, biogenic amines, trimethylamine, and aniline. Inorganic derivatives of ammonia are also called amines, such as monochloramine (NClH2).The substituent −NH2 is called an amino group.Compounds with a nitrogen atom attached to a carbonyl group, thus having the structure R−CO−NR′R″, are called amides and have different chemical properties from amines.

Editors Contribution

  1. amino

    A type of energy within the body of a human being.

    The amino acid are a group of proteins within the body.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 13, 2020  

Anagrams for amino »

  1. Naomi

  2. Omani

  3. omina

  4. inoma

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amino in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amino in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of amino in a Sentence

  1. Valter Longo:

    When you fast, you lower protein and certain amino acids and you control pathways [in the body].

  2. Robert Anson Heinlein:

    Self awareness is NOT just a bunch of amino acids bumping together.

  3. Yasuhiro Oba:

    It is no doubt that biologically important molecules such as amino acids and nucleobase( s) in asteroids/meteorites have been provided to the Earth, in particular, we expect they might play a role for prebiotic evolution on the early Earth.

  4. Karen Ansel:

    They have all the essential amino acids you need for optimal health.

  5. Carwyn Sharp:

    There are so many whole foods and rehydration and recovery beverages out there that cost less than $5 that include dextrose, amino acids, vitamins that I would choose as the better option almost all the time, this may be a possible recovery tool, but for me, as a nutritionist and coach, there isn’t the science to convince me.

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