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Alanine

Code: A
Hydrophobic (non-polar)

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Arginine

Code: R
Hydrophilic (polar) and Basic (positive charge R chain)
*contains

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Asparagine

Code: N
Hydrophilic (polar)

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Aspartate

Code: D
Hydrophilic (polar) and Acidic (negative R chain)

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Cysteine

Code: C
Specialty (sulfate bond)

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Glutamine

Code: Q
Hydrophilic (polar)

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Glutamate

Code: E
Hydrophilic (polar) and Acidic (negative R group)

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Glycine

Code: G
Special AA, non-chiral, H- "R" group

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Histidine

Code: H
Hydrophilic (polar) and Basic (positively charge R chain)

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Isoleucine

Code: I
Hydrophobic (non-polar)

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Leucine

Code: L
Hydrophobic (non-polar)

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Lysine

Code: K
Hydrophilic (polar) and basic (positively charged R chain)

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Methionine

Code: M
Hydrophobic (non-polar)
*sulfur atom

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Phenylalanine

Code: F
*benzene group

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Proline

Code: P
Special AA, contains imino group

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Serine

Code: S
Hydrophilic (polar), Uncharged

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Threonine

Code: T
Hydrophilic (polar), uncharged

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Tryptophan

Code: W
Hydrophobic (non-polar), aromatic penta- hexa- group

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Tyrosine

Code: Y
Hydrophobic (non-polar), contains phenol group

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Valine

Code: V
Hydrophobic (non-polar)