Amino Acid Types

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Amino Acid Types
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2013-09-02 19:56:43
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The 20 types of amino acids and their abbreviations
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  1. Glycine
    (Gly) Uncharged and non-polar *The only amino acid that does not have 4 different substituents
  2. Alanine
    (Ala) Uncharged and non-polar *most unreactive
  3. Valine
    (Val) Uncharged and non-polar
  4. Leucine
    (Leu) Uncharged and non-polar
  5. Isoleucine
    (Ile) Uncharged and non-polar
  6. Methionine
    (Met) Uncharged and non-polar *start protein
  7. Phenylalanine
    (Phe) Uncharged and non-polar
  8. Tryptophan
    (Trp) Uncharged and non-polar
  9. Proline
    (Pro) Uncharged and non-polar
  10. Serine
    (Ser) Uncharged and polar
  11. Threonine
    (Thr) Uncharged and polar
  12. Cysteine
    (Cys) Uncharged and polar
  13. Tyrosine
    (Tyr) Uncharged and polar
  14. Asparagine
    (Asn) Uncharged and polar
  15. Glutamine
    (Gsn) Uncharged and polar
  16. Lysine
    (Lys) Positive charge
  17. Arginine
    (Arg) Positive charge
  18. Histidine
    (His) Positive charge
  19. Asparic Acid
    (Asp) Negative charge
  20. Glutamic Acid
    (Glu) Negative charge

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