alpha amino acids

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alanine

nonpolar= 3 pronged

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glycine

nonpolar=not chiral

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isoleucine

nonpolar=3-methyl

4

leucine

nonpolar=4-methyl

5

methionine

nonpolar=5-S

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phenylalanine

nonpolar

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proline

nonpolar=secondary amine

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tryptophan

nonpolar=6and 5-membered rings

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valine

nonpolar=3-methyl (4-carbon atom)

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asparagine

polar=amine side chain, shorter

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glutamine

polar=amine side chain, longer

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serine

polar=hydroxyl side chain, 4-hydroxyl

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threonine

polar-hydroxyl side chain, 3-hydroxyl

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asparatic acid

acidic=shorter

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glutamic acid

acidic=longer

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cysteine

acidic=-SH group

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tyrosine

acidic=phenoxide

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arginine

basic=triamide?

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histidine

basic=5-membered N-ring

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lysine

basic= 1 prime amine