Nutrition Chp.6 (6)
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three amino acids bonded together. tri-three
two amino acids formed together. di- two, peptide- amino acid
bond that connects the acid end of one amino acid with the amino end of another forming a link in a protein chain
an amino acid that is normally nonessential, but must be supplied by the diet in special circumstances when the need for it exceeds the body's ability to produce it.
Conditionally essential amino acid
amino acids that the body can make
Nonessential amino acid
building blocks of protein. Each contains an amino group, an acid group, a hydrogen atom, and a distinctive side group, all attached to a central carbon atom. amino - containing nitrogen
contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen. Arranged into amino acids linked in a chain. source of energy. needed by tissue for repair and growth. made up of 20 amino acids.
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