Amido group
Amido A*mi"do, a. [From {Amide}.] (Chem.) Containing, or derived from, amidogen. [1913 Webster]

{Amido acid}, an acid in which a portion of the nonacid hydrogen has been replaced by the amido group. The amido acids are both basic and acid.

{Amido group}, amidogen, {NH2}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • amido group — Amidogen A*mid o*gen, n. [Amide + gen.] (Chem.) A compound radical, {NH2}, not yet obtained in a separate state, which may be regarded as ammonia from the molecule of which one of its hydrogen atoms has been removed; called also the {amido group} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amido — A*mi do, a. [From {Amide}.] (Chem.) Containing, or derived from, amidogen. [1913 Webster] {Amido acid}, an acid in which a portion of the nonacid hydrogen has been replaced by the amido group. The amido acids are both basic and acid. {Amido… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amido acid — Amido A*mi do, a. [From {Amide}.] (Chem.) Containing, or derived from, amidogen. [1913 Webster] {Amido acid}, an acid in which a portion of the nonacid hydrogen has been replaced by the amido group. The amido acids are both basic and acid. {Amido …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amido — əˈmē(ˌ)dō, ˈaməˌdō adjective Etymology: amid 1. : relating to or containing the group NH2 or a substituted group NHR or NR2 united to a radical of acid character distinguished from amino 2. : amino now less used than formerly …   Useful english dictionary

  • amido — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary amide + o Date: 1877 relating to or containing an organic amide group often used in combination …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amido- — 1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the NH2 group united with an acid radical is present: amidocyanogen. 2. (erroneously) amino . Also, esp. before a vowel, amid . [AMIDE + O ] * * * …   Universalium

  • amido — noun The univalent radical NH when attached via a carboxyl group …   Wiktionary

  • amido — ami·do ə mēd (.)ō, am ə .dō adj relating to or containing an organic amide group often used in combination …   Medical dictionary

  • amido-ligase — am·i·do li·gase (ə me″do ) (am″ĭ do liґgās) [EC 6.3.5] systematic name for enzymes of the ligase class that catalyze the transfer of the amide nitrogen from glutamine to an acceptor molecule, driven by the concomitant… …   Medical dictionary

  • amido- — chem. aff. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds containing the −NH2 group united with an acid radical • Etymology: amide+ o …   From formal English to slang

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