Amino acid names, 3-letter abbreviations and side-chain polarity

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3-letter abbreviation and side-chain polarity from amino acid name

Question Answer
AlanineAla, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
ArginineArg, basic, postively charged
AsparagineAsn, polar, Uncharged R Groups
AspartateAsp, acidic, negatively charged
CysteineCys, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
GlutamateGlu, acidic, negatively charged
GlutamineGln, polar unchargerd R groups
GlycineGly, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
HistidineHis, basic polar, positively charged
IsoleucineIle, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
LeucineLeu, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
LysineLys, basic, positively charged
MethionineMet, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
PhenylalaninePhe, nonpolar, Aromatic R Groups
ProlinePro, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups
SerineSer, polar, Uncharged R Groups
ThreonineThr, polar, Uncharged R Groups
TryptophanTrp, nonpolar, Aromatic R Groups
TyrosineTyr, polar, Aromatic R Groups
ValineVal, nonpolar, Aliphatic R Groups

Amino acid name and side-chain polarity from 3-letter abbreviation

Question Answer
AlaAlanine, nonpolar
ArgArginine, basic polar
AsnAsparagine, polar
AspAspartic acid, acidic polar
CysCysteine, nonpolar
GluGlutamic acid, acidic polar
GlnGlutamine, polar
GlyGlycine, nonpolar
HisHistidine, basic polar
IleIsoleucine, nonpolar
LeuLeucine, nonpolar
LysLysine, basic polar
MetMethionine, nonpolar
PhePhenylalanine, nonpolar
ProProline, nonpolar
SerSerine, polar
ThrThreonine, polar
TrpTryptophan, nonpolar
TyrTyrosine, polar
ValValine, nonpolar

Amino acid names from side-chain polarity

Question Answer
nonpolarAlanine, Cysteine, Glycine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Tryptophan, Valine
polarAsparagine, Glutamine, Serine, Threonine, Tyrosine
basic polarArginine, Histidine, Lysine
acidic polarAspartic acid, Glutamic acid