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Amino Acids

Organic compounds that generally contain an amino (-NH2) and a carboxyl (-COOH) group. Twenty alpha-amino acids are the subunits which are polymerized to form proteins.

Year introduced: /metabolism was AMINO ACID METABOLISM 1965

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Tree Number(s): D12.125

MeSH Unique ID: D000596

Entry Terms:

  • Acids, Amino
  • Amino Acid
  • Acid, Amino

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