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Threonine
Methionine
Lysine
Valine
Leucine
Isoleucine
Histidine
Phenylalanine
Tryptophan

2

Aspartic acid

Asp
D
-
Methyl, 1 carboxylic acid

3

Glutamic acid

Glu
E
-
Ethyl, 1 carboxylic acid

4

Arginine

Arg
R
+
Propyl, 3 amines around C

5

Lysine

Lys
K
+
Butyl, 1 amine

6

Histidine

His
H
+
Methyl, pentagonal with 2 C=C, 2N

7

Asparagine

Asp
N
Polar
Methyl, amide

8

Glutamine

Gln
Q
Polar
Ethyl, amide

9

Serine

Ser
S
Polar
Methyl, hydroxyl

10

Threonine

Thr
T
Polar
Ethyl, hydroxyl coming off 1st C

11

Tyrosine

Tyr
Y
Polar
Methyl, phenol

12

Glycine

Gly
G
Not polar
H

13

Alanine

Ala
A
Not polar
Methyl

14

Valine

Val
V
Not polar
Ethyl, with methyl coming off 1st C

15

Leucine

Leu
L
Not polar
Propyl, with methyl coming off 2nd C

16

Isoleucine

Ile
I
Not polar
Propyl, with methyl coming off 1st C

17

Proline

Pro
P
Not polar
Pentagon coming off central C
Positively charged N on bottom

18

Phenylalanine

Phe
F
Not polar
Methyl, benzene

19

Methionine

Met
M
Not polar
Ethyl, S, methyl

20

Tryptophan

Trp
W
Not polar
Methyl, pentagon with 2 C=C and NH, benzene

21

Cysteine

Cys
C
Not polar
Methyl, thiol