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a·mi·no-ter·mi·nal

(ă-mē'nō-ter'min-ăl),
The α-NH2 group or the aminoacyl residue containing it at one end of a peptide or protein (usually on the left as written).
Synonym(s): NH2-terminal

N terminus

The front end of a polypeptide chain, which has a free (unattached) amine (NH2) group.

a·mi·no-ter·mi·nal

(ă-mē'nō-tĕr'mi-năl)
The α-NH2 group or the aminoacyl residue containing it at one end of a peptide or protein (usually at left as written).
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The test, developed by scientists at the University of Southampton, King's College London and University of Kent at Canterbury, is based on the measurement of two proteins in the blood, insulin-like growth factor-I and the amino terminal pro-peptide of type III collagen.
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The 10-kDa protease-resistant fragment was purified, and amino terminal sequencing was performed to identify what portion of the allergen this peptide represented.
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