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Essential amino acids

PVT TIM HALL

Phenylalanine
Valine
Threonine
Tryptophan
Isoleucine
Methionine
Histidine
Arginine
Lysine
Leucine

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Ketogenic amino acids

Lysine, leucine

3

Glucogenic and ketogenic

PITT

Phenyalanine
Isoleucine
Tryptophan
Threonine

4

Gluconeogenic

Methionine
Valine
Histidine

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Basic amino acids

Arginine
Histidine
Lysine

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Most basic amino acid

Arginine

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Acidic amino acids

Apartate, glutmate

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No charge at body pH

Histidine

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Bound to histones

Arginine and lysine

(Think: they're basic so + at body pH and DNA is -)

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Required during periods of growth

Arginine and histidine