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polar, basic Amino acids are the building blocks for proteins. Each amino acid contains an amine group (-NH), a carboxyl group (

polar, basic
Amino acids are the building blocks for proteins. Each amino acid contains an amine
group (-NH), a carboxyl group (-COOH), and an R group called a side chain. These are
all bonded to a carbon called the alpha carbon. The R groups are different for each
amino acid.
nonpolar
An a-amino acid
Opolar, acidic
O O OOO
polar, neutral
The alpha carbon is the
central carbon in an amino
acid to which the amine,
carboxyl, and side-chain R
I DON'T KNOWYET
groups attach.
H O
Ta !!
H2N-C-C-OH
Side-chain R group,
different for each
amino acid
R
Classify this amino acid
=
HN-CH-C-0
CH2
0-00

polar, basic Amino acids are the building blocks for proteins. Each amino acid contains an amine group (-NH), a carboxyl group (-COOH), and an R group called a side chain. These are all bonded to a carbon called the alpha carbon. The R groups are different for each amino acid. nonpolar An a-amino acid Opolar, acidic O O OOO polar, neutral The alpha carbon is the central carbon in an amino acid to which the amine, carboxyl, and side-chain R I DON'T KNOWYET groups attach. H O Ta !! H2N-C-C-OH Side-chain R group, different for each amino acid R Classify this amino acid = HN-CH-C-0 CH2 0-00

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