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1

which one is the Imino Acid

proline

2

curly hair is abundant in which amino acid

proline

3

pka less then 7 is

acidic

4

pka more then 7 is

basic

5

charged or polar means

soluble

6

uncharges or neutral means

bioavialble

7

losing a H+ means

dissociation

8

which is the amino acid with the closet pka to the body

histidine (6.2)

9

what is caustic (corrosive) ingestion

when you ingest wither a strong acid or a strong base

10

what should you not give to someone after they have ingested a strong acid

syrup of Ipecac (vomiting inducer) because it will burn them again on the way up

11

chronic complication of strong acid/base ingestions

structure formation

12

how to treat myoglobin

bicarb

13

acid used in medicine

ammonia chloride NH4CL

14

base used in medicine

bicarb

15

anode

the positive electrode (where negative particles move towards)

16

cathode

the neg electrode ( where positive particles move towards)

17

what experiment determines pka

titration

18

what is the smallest amino acid with no chiral carbons and is the inhibitory NT of the spinal cord

glycine

19

what are the aromatic (big/bulky) AA's

Phenylalanine
Tyrosine
Tryptophan

20

what are the basic amino acids

leucine and arginine

21

what enzyme recognizes leucine and arginine

trypsin

22

what are the acidic AA's

Aspartic Acid and Glutamic Acid

23

which AA is in the NMDA pathway and helps you geel gooooood

aspartate

24

what blocks the NMDA pathway, therefore blocking ASPARTATE

Glutamate

25

what blocks glutamate and allows the NMDA pathway to function

Memantine

26

what amino acids have sulfur bonds

Cysteine and Methionine

27

what amino acids have N-bonds

Asparagine and Glutamine

28

what amino acids have o binds

Serine
Threonine
Tyrosine

29

what AA is found in the active site of most enzymes

serine

30

what are the branched chain AA

Leucine
Isoleucine
Valine