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N terminus

or N terminal

noun, Biochemistry.
1.
the amino end of a protein molecule.
Compare C terminus.
Origin of N terminus
abbreviation for nitrogen or -NH2
Related forms
N-terminal
[en-tur-muh-nl] /ˈɛnˌtɜr mə nl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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