Amino Acids

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Amino Acids
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  1. Building blocks of protein
    Amino Acids
  2. Classification of proteins based on sources
    • Essential (PVT TIM HALL)
    • Non-essential
  3. Classification of proteins based on side chains
    • Aliphatic
    • Aromatic
    • Basic
    • Acidic
    • OH
    • Sulfur
  4. Classification of proteins based on polarity
    • Positive (receive)
    • Negative (donate)
    • Uncharged
  5. Classification of proteins based on solubility
    • Polar
    • Non-Polar
  6. Means same structure
    Stereoisomer
  7. Means the mirror image where 2 isomer result because of chirality
    Enantiomer
  8. Dextrorotary
    • positive
    • clockwise
    • d
  9. Levorotatory
    • negative
    • counterclockwise
    • l
  10. Properties of Amino Acid
    • Chirality
    • Optical Activity
    • Amphoterism
    • Buffering Capacity
  11. Ability of being l or d; 4 different functional group attached to chiral carbon
    Chirality
  12. Ability to rotate polarized light required
    Optical Activity
  13. AA that are not optically active
    • Glycine
    • Proline
    • Cysteine
  14. Ability of being both basic and acidic
    Amphoterism
  15. Resist abrupt changes in pH level
    Buffering Capacity
  16. Changing of pH level to neutral
    Neutralization
  17. Net charge of AA
    pka value
  18. Neutral maximum buffering capacity
    Isoelectric Point
  19. pk1
    Carboxyl group
  20. pk2
    amino group
  21. pk3
    R group
  22. NH3
    • +
    • polar
    • basic
  23. COOH
    • -
    • polar
    • acidic
  24. OH
    • neutral
    • polar
  25. CH3
    • uncharged
    • non polar
  26. Sulfur OH
    • non-polar
    • uncharged

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