Medical Definition of Amino acid activation

1. The first step of protein synthesis, whereby an amino acid reacts with adenosine triphosphate in the presence of aminoacyl RNA synthetase to produce an amino acid adenylate, which provides the energy necessary for the attachment of the amino acid to a specific transfer RNA molecule. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amino Acid Activation

aminic
aminimide
aminimides
aminities
aminity
aminium
aminium ion
aminium ions
aminiums
amino
amino-
amino-terminal
amino-terminal residue
amino acid
amino acid activating enzyme
amino acid activation (current term)
amino acid analysis
amino acid chloromethyl ketones
amino acid dehydrogenases
amino acid isomerases
amino acid naphthylamidases
amino acid neurotransmitters
amino acid oxidases
amino acid oxidoreductases
amino acid permease
amino acid reagent
amino acid receptor
amino acid sequence
amino acid substitution
amino acid transmitter

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