decahistidine etymology

English word decahistidine comes from English deca-, English histidine

Detailed word origin of decahistidine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
histidine English (eng) (amino acid) An essential amino acid C6H9N3O2 found in most animal proteins; essential for tissue growth and repair.
decahistidine English (eng) A section of ten histidine amino acids added to a protein (such a section does not exist in nature). An oligopeptide consisting of ten histidine moieties.

Words with the same origin as decahistidine

Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decacarbonyl decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decagram decahedron decahydrate decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decare decastyle decasyllabic decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide
Descendants of histidine
antihistamine hexahistidyl histamine histidinase histidinuria histidyl