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amino acids

essential amino acids must be supplied to body from foods or supplements
the 9 essential amino acids isoleucine, leucine, valine, histidine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, threonine, tryptophan
2 acidic amino acids aspartic acid, glutamic acid
3 basic amino acids lysine, arginine, histidine
3-letter code for aspartic acid asp
3-letter code for glutamic acid glu
3-letter code for lysine lys
3-letter code for arginine arg
3-letter code for histidine his
6 polar amino acids serine, threonine, cysteine, tyrosine, asparagine, glutamine
3-letter code for serine ser
3-letter code for threonine thr
3-letter code for cysteine cys
3-letter code for asparagine asn
3-letter code for glutamine gln
9 nonpolar amino acids glycine, alanine, valine, leucine, isoleucine, methionine, phenylalanine, tryptophan, proline
3-letter code for glycine gly
3-letter code for alanine ala
3-letter code for valine val
3-letter code for leucine leu
3-letter code for isoleucine ile
3-letter code for methionine met
3-letter code for phenylalanine phe
3-letter code for tryptophan trp
3-letter code for proline pro
1-letter code for aspartic acid d
1-letter code for glutamic acid e
1-letter code for lysine k
1-letter code for arginine r
1-letter code for histidine h
1-letter code for serine s
1-letter code for threonine t
1-letter code for cysteine c
1-letter code for tyrosine y
1-letter code for asparagine n
1-letter code for glutamine q
1-letter code for glycine g
1-letter code for alanine a
1-letter code for valine v
1-letter code for leucine l
1-letter code for isoleucine i
1-letter code for methionine m
1-letter code for phenylalanine f
1-letter code for tryptophan w
1-letter code for proline p
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