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Flashcards in Amino Acids Deck (46):
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G

glycine

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A

alanine

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V

valine

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L

leucine

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I

isoleucine

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P

proline

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M

methionine

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F

phenylalanine

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Y

tyrosine

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W

tryptophan

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S

serine

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C

cysteine

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T

threonine

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N

asparagine

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Q

glutamine

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H

histidine

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K

lysine

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R

arginine

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D

aspartic acid

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E

glutamic acid

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Gly

glycine

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Ala

alanine

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Val

valine

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Leu

leucine

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Ile

isoleucine

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Pro

proline

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Met

methionine

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Phe

phenylalanine

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Tyr

tyrosine

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Trp

tryptophan

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Ser

serine

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Cys

cysteine

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Thr

threonine

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Asn

asparagine

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Gln

glutamine

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His

histidine

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Lys

lysine

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Arg

arginine

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Asp

aspartic acid

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Glu

glutamic acid

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nonpolar amino acids

glycine, alanine, valine, leucine, isoleucine, proline, methionine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan

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aromatic amino acids

proline, phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan

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sulfur containing amino acids

methionine and cysteine

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polar amino acids

serine, cysteine, threonine, asparagine, and glutamine

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acidic (negatively charged) amino acids

aspartic acid and glutamic acid

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basic (positively charged) amino acids

histidine, lysine, and arginine