"Amino Acids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Organic compounds that generally contain an amino (-NH2) and a carboxyl (-COOH) group. Twenty alpha-amino acids are the subunits which are polymerized to form proteins.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Amino Acids".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Amino Acids".
- Amino Acids
- Amino Acid Chloromethyl Ketones
- Amino Acids, Acidic
- Amino Acids, Basic
- Amino Acids, Branched-Chain
- Amino Acids, Cyclic
- Amino Acids, Diamino
- Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic
- Amino Acids, Essential
- Amino Acids, Neutral
- Amino Acids, Sulfur
- Aminolevulinic Acid
- Excitatory Amino Acids
- Oxamic Acid
- Phosphoamino Acids
- Quisqualic Acid
- RNA, Transfer, Amino Acyl
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