tryptophanyl

noun

tryp·​to·​pha·​nyl ˌtrip-tə-ˈfān-ᵊl How to pronounce tryptophanyl (audio)
: the amino acid radical or residue (C8H6N)CH2CH(NH2)CO− of tryptophan
abbreviation Trp

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“Tryptophanyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tryptophanyl. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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