azidonorleucine

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azidonorleucine (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) The azido derivative of norleucine (2S)-2-amino-6-azidohexanoic acid that is used to label proteins
    • 2015 August 25, Ajit G. Chande et al., “Selective enrichment of mycobacterial proteins from infected host macrophages”, in Scientific Reports[1], volume 5, DOI:10.1038/srep13430:
      Here, we introduce an Mtb-selective protein labeling method based on genetic incorporation of azidonorleucine (Anl) through the expression of a mutant methionyl-tRNA synthetase.