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Flashcards in BIOCHEM AA letter abreviations Deck (2)
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Amino Acids in which the first letter of their name is the 1 letter abbreviation

Glycine= G= GLY
Alanine= A= ALA
Valine= V= VAL
Leucine= L= LEU
Isoleucine = I= ILE
Serine= S= SER
Threonine= T= THR
Cysteine= C= CYS
Methionine= M= MET
Proline= P= PRO
Histidine= H= HIS

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Amino Acids in which the 1 letter abbrev is not the first letter of their name.

aRginine= R (ARRR)= ARG
AsparagiNe= N = ASN
Glutamine= Q = GLN
Glutamate= E = GLU
Aspartic Acid= D= ASP
Phenylalanine= F (Fenylalanine)= PHE
Tryptophan= W- Two rings in tryptophan, 2 v's in W= TRP
Tyrosine= Y= TYR
Lysine= K random= LYS