Results for: Amino-acid

How do you fix your iPhone 5c when you can hear the sound but can not see the screen?

First thing to do when there is a problem is to perform a Hard  Reset. Do this by holding the Power button and the Home button at  the same time until the Apple logo shows. (MORE)

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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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)

What does the c in iPhone 5c mean?

Some people say that the 'c' stands for cheap, because the iPhone 5  is made out of plastic (polycarbonate frame reinforced with steel).  There is no answer to what the 'c' (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)