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This illustrated reference guide provides scholars of the organic sciences with crucial easy info, to motivate the certainty of strategies and supply a grounding within the middle of biochemical wisdom. Amino acids, molecules, proteins, enzymes and lipids are mentioned intimately

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G. 6). g. 5). g. valinomycin and actinomycin 0, and in the peptidoglycan of the bacterial cell wall (Figure 3. lOb). HO-CH,- Threonine (Thr, T) CH,-CH- H- Alanine (Ala, A) CH,- CH,- CH, I CH,-CH,- CH- Isoleucine (lie, I) CH, I CH,- CH - Leucine (Leu, L) CH, I CH,- CH- Valine (Val, V) Serine (Scr, S) Glycine (Gly, G) \ I CH=CH HO-C II C- CH,- CH,- H,N - C - II o CH,- CH,- Glutamine (GIn, Q) ---------- HO - o ~ C-CH,- CH-CH H,N -C-CH,- " CH /' N H,N - CH,- CH, - Lysine (Lys, K) / NH CH, - CH,\ CH / ~ C-CH,- CH C 1/ CH "" C I -, CH II CH / \ NH / CH II C - NH CH,- " Proline (Pro, P) Imino / CH,- CH, / \ CH, CH- COOH Tryptophan (Trp, W) CH=CH Ii CH -CH Phenylalanine (Phe, F) Aromatic CH,- S-CH,-CH,- Methionine (Mel, M) HS - Cysteine (CySH, C) Sulphur CH,- CH,- \ Glutamic acid (Glu, E) Ii CH, - Histidine (His, II) CH, - CH=C- CH,- NH II C - NH - II H,N - Arginine (Arg, R) Basic o Asparagine (Asn, N) HO-C~CH,- II o Aspartic acid (Asp, D) Acidic.

3). 7 nm, the same value as that of fibroin, the major protein constituent of silk. 12a). 12a). 12b). 6 Residues C............... 6 Residues ------.. 15nm C = u-carbon atoms (a) - - - = Backbone bonds Ib) ............. 11 The a-helix of an a-keratin. (a) Dimensions of the a-helix. (b) Hydrogen bonding and R group positions ~-bend by hydrogen bonding between the C=0 of one peptide bond and the N-H of the second peptide bond along the chain. Glycine, because of its small R group, and proline, whose geometry predetermines bending in a chain, frequently occur in ~-bends.

3). Note the similar values observed for pK a l and the pK a of the a-NH 2 group of different amino acids. 8). 2), the amino acid is fully protonated. 5 2 NW NH; NH2 CH 3-C-COOH CH 3 - C - C O O ' CH 3 - C - C O O ' I I Net charge: 3 I I I I H H H +1 o -1 Dipolar ion or zwitterion (German meaning 'hybrid ion'). Since the net equivalent of base release a proton from the carboxylic acid group. Addition of a second equivaI\Charge is 0, the zwitterion cannot migrate in an lent of base deprotonates the amino group.

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