Results for: Amino-acid

What in amino acids?

Amino acids are the basic building blocks (monomers) of proteins. Two amino acids joined together by peptide bonds forms a dipeptide. Many amino acids in a chain form a polype (MORE)

Is amino acid a nucleic acid?

No, definitely not. An amino acid is a building block, a constituent, the base unit of polypeptides and thus of proteins. There are 20 different amino acids (valine, lysine, (MORE)

What part of an amino acid is not the same in all amino acids?

Amino acids are distinguished by their R groups. There are 20 amino acids common to all life (examples being alanine, phenylalanine, glycine, tryptophan and aspartate). All co (MORE)

Why amino acid called alpha amino acid?

The variable R group of each amino acid is attached to the carbon alpha to, or immediately adjacent to, the carbon bearing the carboxylic acid functionality.
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What is the value of a stamp that says US Washington 5c?

To many variables to determine. Consult a catalog, available online or at your local library. In most cases the value is going to be pretty low, as Washington is a common subj (MORE)

Does iphone 5c have QR Scanner?

It does not come preloaded, but there are a few available for free in the App Store.
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Where do you get your amino acids?

  Amino acids are the chemical units or "building blocks" of the body that make up protein. Proteins make up the bulk of cell structure and act as enzymes for catalzing ce (MORE)
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Where is the amino group in the amino acid?

The amino group is the NH2 shown in the image above, the opposite  end is the triple bonded nitrogen, and the "R" is the sidegroup  that determines which amino acid this is (MORE)