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Amino Acids

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pkr Tyrosine
10.07
pkr Cysteine
8.18
pkr Lysine
10.53
pkr Histidine
6.00
pkr Arginine
12.48
pkr Aspartate (aspartic acid)
3.65
pkr Glutamate (glutamic acid)
4.25
1 letter for Glycine
G
3 letter for Glycine
Gly
1 letter for Alanine
A
3 letter for Alanine
Ala
1 letter for Proline
P
3 letter for Proline
Pro
1 letter for Valine
V
3 letter for Valine
Val
1 letter for Leucine
L
3 letter for Leucine
Leu
1 letter for Isoleucine
I
3 letter for Isoleucine
Ile
1 letter for Methionine
M
3 letter for Methionine
Met
1 letter for Phenylalanine
F
3 letter for Phenylalanine
Phe
1 letter for Tyrosine
Y
3 letter for Tyrosine
Tyr
1 letter for Tryptophan
W
3 letter for Tryptophan
Trp
1 letter for Serine
S
3 letter for Serine
Ser
1 letter for Threonine
T
3 letter for Threonine
Thr
1 letter for Cysteine
C
3 letter for Cysteine
Cys
1 letter for Asparagine
N
3 letter for Asparagine
Asn
1 letter for Glutamine
Q
3 letter for Glutamine
Gln
1 letter for Lysine
K
3 letter for Lysine
Lys
1 letter for Histidine
H
3 letter for Histidine
His
1 letter for Arginine
Arg
3 letter for Arginine
R
1 letter for Aspartate
D
3 letter for Aspartate
Asp
1 letter for Glutamate
E
3 letter for Glutamate
Glu
Glycine
+H3N--CH2--COO-
Alanine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH3
Proline
5-member ring {-CH(COO-)--CH2--CH2--CH2--NH2+-)
Valine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH(CH3)--CH3
Leucine
CH2-CH-(CH3)2 (v shape)
Isoleucine
CH(CH3)-CH2-CH3 (t-shape)
Methionine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--CH2--S--CH3
Nonpolar alaphatic R groups
G, A, P, V, L, I, M
Phenylalanine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--{BENZYL RING}
Tyrosine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--{BENZYL RING}--OH
Tryptophan
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--{penta (NH) ring}{benzyl ring}
Aromatic R groups
F, Y, W
Serine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--OH
Threonine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH(CH3)--OH
Cysteine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--SH
Asparagine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--C(NH2)=O
Glutamine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--CH2--C(NH2)=O
Polar, uncharged R groups
S, T, C, N, Q
Lysine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--CH2--CH2--CH2--NH3+
Histidine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--{penta (NH) ring}
Arginine
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--CH2--CH2--NH--C(NH2+)--NH2+
Positively charged R groups
K, H, R
Aspartate
+H3N--CH(COO-)--CH2--C(O-)--O-
Glutamate
CH2 -- CH2 -- COO-
Negatively Charged R Groups
D, E