imino acid


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imino acid

 [ĭ-me´no]
proline or hydroxyproline, the two amino acids in which the amino group is part of a closed ring.

imino acid

/im·i·no ac·id/ (ĭ-me´no) an organic acid containing the bivalent group dbondNH; e.g., proline.

imino acid

An acid formed as a result of oxidation of amino acids in the body.
See also: acid

imino acid

proline or hydroxyproline, the two amino acids in which the amino group is part of a closed ring.
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In conclusion, the advantages of the PITC HPLC method, such as high resolution, speed, and sensitivity for quantifying of imino acids, sulfur, and [beta]-amino acids, make it suitable for urine amino acid analysis, and its reliability and feasibility for clinical use has been demonstrated.