Translation of amino acid in Spanish:

amino acid

aminoácido, n.

Pronunciation: /əˌminoʊ ˈæsəd//əˌmiːnəʊ ˈasɪd/

noun

  • 1

    aminoácido masculine
    • Protein molecules are large biological polymers of small molecules called amino acids, and each protein has a unique amino-acid sequence.
    • Homocysteine is produced from the amino acid methionine, which is found in normal dietary protein.
    • Two known enzymes catabolize the essential amino acid tryptophan in mammals.
    • To tackle this problem a variety of approaches have been developed to predict the three-dimensional structure of a protein given its amino-acid sequence.
    • The simplest amino acid is glycine which contains a hydrogen atom as its side group.