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Gillians Amino Acids

the structures of amino acids and their names

Amino AcidThree LetterOne LetterStructure
Alanine ala a CH3-CH(NH2)-COOH
Arginine arg r HN=C(NH2)-NH-(CH2)3-CH(NH2)-COOH
Asparagine asn n H2N-CO-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Aspartic acid asp d HOOC-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Cysteine cys c HS-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Glutamine gln q H2N-CO-(CH2)2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Glutamic acid glu e HOOC-(CH2)2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Glycine gly g NH2-CH2-COOH
Histidine his h NH-CH=N-CH=C-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Isoleucine ile i CH3-CH2-CH(CH3)-CH(NH2)-COOH
Leucine leu l (CH3)2-CH-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Lysine lys k H2N-(CH2)4-CH(NH2)-COOH
Methionine met m CH3-S-(CH2)2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Phenylalanine phe f Ph-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Proline pro p NH-(CH2)3-CH-COOH
Serine ser s HO-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Threonine thr t CH3-CH(OH)-CH(NH2)-COOH
Tryptophan trp w Ph-NH-CH=C-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Tyrosine tyr y HO-p-Ph-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH
Valine val v (CH3)2-CH-CH(NH2)-COOH
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