casamino acid etymology

English word casamino acid comes from English amino acid, English casein

Detailed word origin of casamino acid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
amino acid English (eng) (biochemistry) Any of the twenty naturally occurring α-amino acids (having the amino, and carboxylic acid groups on the same carbon atom), and a variety of side chains, that combine, via peptide bonds, to form proteins.. (organic chemistry) Any organic compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid functional group.
casein English (eng) (protein) A protein present in both milk and in the seeds of leguminous plants.
casamino acid English (eng) A mixture of amino acids and peptides obtained from acid hydrolysis of casein, typically used in microbial growth media.

Words with the same origin as casamino acid

Descendants of amino acid
aminoacidemia aminoaciduria hyperaminoacidemia hyperaminoaciduria hypoaminoacidemia
Descendants of casein