Imino acids | definition of imino acids by Medical dictionary
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i·mi·no ac·ids (i-mē'nō as'izd),
Compounds with molecules containing both an acid group (usually the carboxyl, -COOH) and an imino group (=NH).
im·i·no ac·ids (im'i-nō as'idz)
Compounds with molecules containing both an acid group and an imino group.
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The imino acids
proline and hydroxyproline also react with ninhydrin, but they give a yellow colored complex instead of a purple one.
Gelatin with high imino acids
(proline and hydroxyproline) has relatively high gel strength (Cho et al.
A linear response up to 2 mmol/L has been demonstrated as well as a 10-fold increase in sensitivity compared with ninhydrin methods (11), with even greater sensitivity and higher linear responses for non-a-amino acids such as imino acids
and (3-amino acids.