end group

noun

Definition of end group

: a group at the end of a chain of a molecule especially : a functional group at the end of the chain of a linear polymer the amino and carboxyl end groups in a polypeptide

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“End group.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/end%20group. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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