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Common Names of Amino Acids

Listed below are the common names and structural formulas of the twenty amino acids found in proteins. They are arranged alphabetically.

Structure of alanine. [str5ala.jpg]
alanine
Structure of arginine. [str5arg.jpg]
arginine
Structure of asparagine. [str5asn.jpg]
asparagine
Structure of aspartic acid. [str5asp.jpg]
aspartic acid
Structure of cysteine. [str5cys.jpg]
cysteine
Structure of glutamic acid. [str5glu.jpg]
glutamic acid
Structure of glutamine. [str5gln.jpg]
glutamine
Structure of glycine. [str5gly.jpg]
glycine
Structure of histidine. [str5his.jpg]
histidine
Structure of isoleucine. [str5ile.jpg]
isoleucine
Structure of leucine. [str5leu.jpg]
leucine
Structure of lysine. [str5lys.jpg]
lysine
Structure of methionine. [str5met.jpg]
methionine
Structure of phenylalanine. [str5phe.jpg]
phenylalanine
Structure of proline. [str5pro.jpg]
proline
Structure of serine. [str5ser.jpg]
serine
Structure of threonine. [str5thr.jpg]
threonine
Structure of tryptophan. [str5trp.jpg]
tryptophan
Structure of tyrosine. [str5tyr.jpg]
tyrosine
Structure of valine. [str5val.jpg]
valine

 

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