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Alanine

Ala
non polar, aliphatic

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Arginine

Arg
positive charge, basic aa

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Asparagine

Asn
polar, uncharged

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Aspartate

Asp
negative charge, acidic

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Cysteine

Cys
non polar, uncharged
sulfer containing

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Glutamate

Glu
negative charge, acidic

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Glutamine

Gln
polar, uncharged

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Glycine

Gly
non polar, aliphatic

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Histidine

His
positive charge, basic

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Isoleucine

Ile
non polar, aliphatic

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Leucine

Leu
non polar, aliphatic

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Lysine

Lys
positive charge, basic

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Methionine

Met
polar, uncharged and sulfur containing

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Phenylalanine

Phe, aromatic, non polar

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Proline

Pro
non polar, aliphatic

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Serine

Ser
polar, uncharged

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Threonine

Thr
polar, uncharged

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Tryptophan

Trp
aromatic, more polar, electron withdrawing effects done allow this to act like a base

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Tyrosine

Tyr
aromatic, neutral

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Valine

Val
non polar, aliphatic

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Which amino acids are acidic? (-charge)

glutamate and aspartate

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Which amino acids are basic? (+charge)

arginine, histidine and lysine

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Which amino acids are polar and uncharged?

Threonine, Serine, Methionine, Aspartagine, Cystienine, Glutamine

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Which amino acids are non polar and aliphatic?

Valine, Proline, leucine, isoleucine, glycine, Alanine,

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Which amino acids are aromatic?

Tyrosine, Tryptophan, phenylalanine