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Medical Term:

amino acid analysis


  1. determination and identification of amino acid content of a macromolecule;
  2. identification of a specific amino acid in macromolecules, often a mutated protein;
  3. identification and quantitation of amino acid content in blood plasma or urine; a key diagnostic aid.
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