CHEM437: The Common 20 Amino Acids

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Leucine

Leu, L, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)

<p>Leu, L, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)</p>
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Proline

Pro, P, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)

<p>Pro, P,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)</p>
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Alanine

Ala, A, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)

<p>Ala, A,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)</p>
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Valine

Val, V, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)

<p>Val, V,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)</p>
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Methionine

Met, M, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic) (Amphipathic)

<p>Met, M,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic) (Amphipathic)</p>
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Tryptophan

Trp, W, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic) (Amphipathic)

<p>Trp, W,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic) (Amphipathic)</p>
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Phenylalanine

Phe, F, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)

<p>Phe, F,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)</p>
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Isoleucine

Ile, I, Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)

<p>Ile, I,  Nonpolar (Hydrophobic)</p>
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Glycine

Gly, G, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic)

<p>Gly, G, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic)</p>
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Serine

Ser, S, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = ~13)

<p>Ser, S, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = ~13)</p>
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Asparagine

Asn, N, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic)

<p>Asn, N, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic)</p>
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Glutamine

Gln, Q, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic)

<p>Gln, Q, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic)</p>
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Threonine

Thr, T, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = ~13)

<p>Thr, T, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = ~13)</p>
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Cysteine

Cys, C, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 8.3)

<p>Cys, C, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 8.3)</p>
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Tyrosine

Tyr, Y, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (Amphipathic) (R-Group pKa = 10.1)

<p>Tyr, Y, Polar Uncharged (Hydrophilic) (Amphipathic) (R-Group pKa = 10.1)</p>
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Aspartic Acid

Asp, D, Acidic (Hydrophilic) (R-group pKa = 3.9)

<p>Asp, D, Acidic (Hydrophilic) (R-group pKa = 3.9)</p>
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Glutamic Acid

Glu, E, Acidic (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 4.3)

<p>Glu, E, Acidic (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 4.3)</p>
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Lysine

Lys, K, Basic (Hydrophilic) (Amphipathic) (R-Group pKa = 10.5)

<p>Lys, K, Basic (Hydrophilic) (Amphipathic) (R-Group pKa = 10.5)</p>
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Arginine

Arg, R, Basic (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 12.5)

<p>Arg, R, Basic (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 12.5)</p>
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Histidine

His, H, Basic (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 6.0)

<p>His, H, Basic (Hydrophilic) (R-Group pKa = 6.0)</p>
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