List the hydrophobic amino acids.
Alanine, valine, phenylalanine, tryptophan, leucine, isoleucine, methionine and proline.
List the polar amino acids
Serine, threonine, tyrosine, cysteine, asparganine, glutamine, histidine and glycine.
List the charged amino acids.
Aspartate, glutamate, lysine and arginine.
Which 3 polar amino acids are ionizable (have pKa's)?
Tyrosine, cysteine and histidine
What is the pKa of tyrosine (Tyr) R group?
What is the pKa of cysteine (Cys) R group?
What is the pKa of histidine (His) R group?
What is the pKa of aspartate (Asp) R group?
What is the pKa of glutamate (Glu) R group?
What is the pKa of lysine (Lys) R group?
What is the pKa of arginine (Arg) R group?
Which amino acid can act as an acid or base around neutral pH?
Which amino acid is important in many enzyme catalyzed reactions?