Results for: Amino-acid

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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Why are negatively charged amino acids acidic?

Negatively charged amino acids are acidic bacause they gave a proton (H+) to the solution. The amino acid was not charged before it went into the solution, but lost a hydrogen (MORE)
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Do amino acids synthesize proteins?

Amino acids are not what synthesize proteins. Amino acids are reactants in the process of protein synthesis. Amino acids are bound together by peptide bonds at the ribosome. T (MORE)

What is an essential amino acid?

An essential amino acid is a building block of protein molecules that our bodies cannot produce and need to get from a food source. They are essential because we can not syn (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)

The nine essential amino acids are?

Actually there are 10 essential amino acids of which 2 are essentially only in children. The ten essential amino acids are:- argininehistidineisoleucineleucinelysinemethionin (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)