20 Amino Acids Structure and Abbreviations

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Glycine

(Gly, G) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Alanine

(Ala, A) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Leucine

(Leu, L) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Isoleucine

(Ile, I) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Valine

(Val, V) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Proline

(Pro, P) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic. Imino Acid: Rigid and found between different regions of secondary structure within a protein chain.

Tryptophan

(Trp, W) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Phenylalanine

(Phe, F) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Methionine

(Met, M) Neutral-nonpolar, hydrophobic

Serine

(Ser, S) Neutral-polar, hydrophilic

Threonine

(Thr, T) Neutral-polar, hydrophilic

Tyrosine

(Tyr, Y) Neutral-polar, hydrophilic

Asparagine

(Asn, N) Neutral-polar, hydrophilic

Glutamine

(Gln, Q) Neutral-polar, hydrophilic

Cysteine

(Cys, C) Neutral-polar, hydrophilic

Aspartate

(Asp, D) Acidic, negatively charged

Glutamate

(Glu, E) Acidic, negatively charged

Lysine

(Lys, K) Basic, positively charged

Arginine

(Arg, R) Basic, positively charged

Histidine

(His, H) Basic, positively charged

Neutral-Nonpolar, Hydrophobic

Glycine, Alanine, Leucine, Isoleucine, Valine, Proline, Tryptophan, Phenylalanine, Methionine

Neutral-Polar, Hydrophilic

Serine, Threonine, Tyrosine, Asparagine, Glutamine, Cysteine

Acidic Amino Acids

Aspartate, Glutamate

Basic Amino Acids

Lysine, Arginine, Histidine

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