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What properties does the glycine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... gly
What properties does the serine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
uncharged polar... ser
What properties does the aspartic acid side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
charged... asp
What properties does the histadine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
positive charge (basic)... his
What properties does the glutamine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
uncharged polar... gln
What properties does the alanine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... ala
What properties does the valine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... val
What properties does the tryosine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
uncharged polar... tyr
What properties does the methionine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... met
What properties does the lysine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
positive (basic)... lys
What properties does the asparagine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
uncharged polar... asn
What properties does the leucine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... leu
What properties does the cysteine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
uncharged polar... cys
What properties does the threonine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
uncharged polar... thr
What properties does the proline side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... pro
What properties does the glutamic acid side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
Acidic... glu
What properties does the isoleucine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... ile
What properties does the Phenylalanine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... phe
What properties does the tryptophan side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
nonpolar... try
What properties does the arginine side chain possess? and what is its abeviation?
postive (basic)... arg
Where would you most likely to find nonpolar side chains?
clustered in the interior of proteins or in the plasma membran
Which amino acids can participate in hydrogen bonding? (e.g., serves as an attachment for a phosphate group.)
serine, threonine, cysteine and rarely tyrosine.
What is the pneumonic for remembering amino acid properties?
MAIL VP PT = non polar
GA = Negative charge polar
SGT GCAT = uncharged polar
HAL = positive charge polar