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Amino Acid Names and Classifications

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nibbs06's version from 2016-09-02 21:55

Single Letter Code

Question Answer
GGlycine
AAlanine
VValine
LLeucine
IIsoleucine
SSerine
TThreonine
CCysteine
MMethionine
PProline
DAspartic Acid
NAsparagine
EGlutamic Acid
QGlutamine
KLysine
RArginine
HHistidine
FPhenylalanine
YTyrosine
WTryptophan
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Classifications --> P/NP and if P then what's RG? Hydroxyl-RG, Sulfur-RG, Heterocyclic, Acidic, Basic or Aromatic. If NP, then is it Hydrophobic, Heterocyclic or Aromatic

Question Answer
GlyNP/Hydrophobic
AlaNP/Hydrophobic
ValineNP/Hydrophobic
LeucineNP/Hydrophobic
IsoleucineNP/Hydrophobic
SerineP/Hydroxyl-RG
ThreonineP/Hydroxyl-RG
CysteineP/Sulfur-RG
MethionineNP/Sulfur-RG
ProlineP/Heterocyclic
Aspartic AcidP/Acidic
AsparagineP/Acidic
Glutamic AcidP/Acidic
GlutamineP/Acidic
LysineP/Basic
ArginineP/Basic
HistidineP/Heterocyclic
PhenylalanineNP/Aromatic
TyrosineP/Aromatic
TryptophanNP/Heterocyclic
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