Meaning of ARGININE (ARG) in English
- ARGININE (ARG)
(R, C 6 H 14 N 4 O 2 )An essential amino acid and building block of proteins. Arginine acts as a base under physiological conditions; the double-bonded nitrogen on the end of the side chain readily captures a hydrogen ion, becoming positively charged. This charged side group makes arginine hydrophilic .
General chemistry English glossary. Английский глоссарий общей химии. 2012