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Amino acides are building blocks for what?
hormones (i.e. insulin), proteins, enzymes (Cytochrom P450, CYP), receptors
Chiral
an object that cannot be superimposed on its mirror image
L
D
L= (R) stereochemisty is naturally occurring form
D= (S) stereochemistry is rare in nature, but has been identified in bacteria cell walls
Amino acids with aliphatic side chains (6)
Glycine, Alanine, Valine, Leucine, Isoleucine, Proline
Amino acids with Hydroxyl and Sulfur containing (4)
Serine, Threonine, Cysteine, Methionine
Aromatic amino acids
Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Tryptophan
basic amino acids
Histidine, Lysine, Arginine
acidic amino acids
Aspartic acid, Glutamic Acid
Amides
Asparagine, Glutamine
Binding proteins
Serum Albumin, Enzymes, Receptors