amino amino  /ə ˈmi noʊ/


  1. (n) the radical -NH2
  2. (adj) pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia



  1. The most compelling evidence was the nature of the amino acids themselves.
  2. Even to identify the amino acids in a simple protein is a difficult task for the most skillful chemist.
  3. It is one of life's great unexplained chemical quirks: the 20 amino acids found in all living things almost always have the same geometric configuration.


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    Adisseo, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of nutritional solutions for animals, recently expanded and upgraded its industry-leading website and introduced a MilkPay™ App for Android devices. The MilkPay website and apps offer an easy, preferred means of calculating the financial impact of balancing dairy rations for amino acids. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Research and Markets: Global Amino Acids Report - Market Forecast to 2016

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Amino Acids Market 2012-2016" report to their offeri
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Every one of them said go to a GNC, buy something over the counter, human growth hormone, these very several amino acids ...... basically (that) is the way it's done," Rocker said in an interview with ESPN Radio, quoted by the AP.
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: John Rocker Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. These rocks brought "the 'seeds of chirality,'" said Breslow. "If you have a universe that was just the mirror image of the one we know about, then in fact, presumably it would have right-handed amino acids. That's why I'm only half kidding...
    on Apr 6, 2008 By: Ronald Breslow Source: World Science

  3. "The amino acids in my head are going to explode if I talk to you," Bonds joked in the dugout Tuesday. "I've got to conserve my energy."
    on May 18, 2006 By: Barry Bonds Source: ESPN

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