BIOCHEM amino acids

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    • Alanine (Ala, A)
    • Hydrophobic
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    • Arginine (Arg, R)
    • Pos. charged
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Asparagine (Asn, N)
    • polar - no net charge
    • Neutral R group
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Aspartate (Asp, D)
    • Neg. charge
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Cysteine (Cys, C)
    • polar - no net charge
    • Neutral R group
    • Hydrophilic
    • forms disulphide bonds
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    • Glutamate (Glu, E)
    • Neg. charged
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Glutamine (Gln, Q)
    • polar - no net charge
    • Neutral R group
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Glycine (Gly, G)
    • Hydrophobic
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    • Histidine (His, H)
    • Pos. charged
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Isoleucine (Ile, I)
    • Hydrophobic
    • branched chain
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    • Leucine (Leu, L)
    • Hydrophobic
    • branched chain
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    • Lysine (Lys, K)
    • Pos. charged
    • Hydrophilic
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    • Methionine (Met, M)
    • Hydrophobic
    • contains S
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    • Phenylalanine (Phe, F)
    • Hydrophobic
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    • Proline (Pro, P)
    • Hydrophobic
    • only cyclic AA (aka imino acid)
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    • Serine (Ser, S)
    • polar - no net charge
    • Neutral R group
    • Hydrophilic
    • Alanine + OH
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    • Threonine (Thr, T)
    • polar - no net charge
    • Neutral R group
    • Hydrophilic
    • Valine + OH
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    • Tryptophan (Trp, W)
    • Hydrophobic
    • contains the indole ring
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    • Tyrosine (Tyr, Y)
    • polar - no net charge
    • Neutral R group
    • Hydrophilic
    • Phenylalanine + OH
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    • Valine (Vel, V)
    • Hydrophobic
    • branched chain
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BIOCHEM amino acids
Updated:
2011-09-07 20:56:24
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amino acid identification characteristics
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biochem amino acid identification and characteristics
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