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What are the four charged amino acids?
Glutamic Acid, Lysine, Arginine, Aspartic Acid
What are the six polar amino acids?
Asparagine, Cysteine, Glutamine, Serine, Threonine, Tyrosine
What are the ten hydrophobic amino acids?
Alanine, Glycine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Tryptophan, Valine
Which amino acid is a neutral performer located on both outer hydrophilic regions of a protein and on inside hydrophobic regions of a protein?
Alanine
What is the first and second most widely used amino acids in protein synthesis?
The first most used is leucine, the second is L-Alanine
The ∝-carbon atom is in bound with a methyl group (CH3), making this molecule simple and aliphatic (having an open chain)
Alanine
The smallest amino acids which rotates easily and adds flexibility to the protein chain is what?
Glycine
In a protein chain is a lot of flexibility desired or undesired?
undesired.
Bone collagen is one third of which amino acid?
Glycine