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Flashcards in Amino Acid Naming Deck (20)
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1

Glycine

GLY, G
Non polar

2

Alanine

ALA, A
Non polar

3

Proline

PRO, P
Non polar
B sheet turns
A-helix breaker

4

Valine

VAL, V
Non polar

5

Leucine

LEU, L
Non polar

6

Isoleucine

ILE, I
Non polar

7

Methionine

MET, M
Non polar
sulphide group not involved in disulphide bridges

8

Phenylalanine

PHE,F
Aromatic

9

Tyrosine

TYR, Y
Aromatic

10

Tryptophan

TRP, W
Aromatic

11

Serine

SER, S
Polar

12

Threonine

THR, T
Polar

13

Cysteine

CYS, C
Polar
disulphide bridges (covalent)

14

Aspergine

ASN, N
Polar

15

Glutamine

GLN, Q
Polar

16

Histidine

HIS, H
+ charged, basic

17

Lysine

LYS, K
+ charged, basic

18

Arginine

ARG, R
+ charged, basic

19

Aspartate

ASP, D
- charged, acidic

20

Glutamate

GLU, E
- charged, acidic