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Chapter 16, Problem 16.5YT
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Identifying Amino Acids

Which of the following molecules is an amino acid?

Chapter 16, Problem 16.5YT, Identifying Amino Acids Which of the following molecules is an amino acid?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

An amino acid from the given molecules is to be identified.

Concept introduction:

Amino acids are the repeating structural units in a protein molecule.

Amino acids consist of the amino group and a carboxylic acid group bonded to a central carbon atom. The basic structure of an amino acid is as follows:

Chemistry In Focus, Chapter 16, Problem 16.5YT

Explanation of Solution

Reason for correct option:

The amino acid molecule isrepresented as follows:

The molecule consists of a carboxylic acid group and an amino group which is bonded to the central carbon atom. Therefore, it is considered an amino acid.

Hence, option (c) is correct...

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