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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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4th Edition
Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305389892

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Chapter 3.4, Problem 1SB
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What gives amino acids their individual properties?

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Summary Introduction

To review:

The reason for the individual properties of different amino acids.

Introduction:

Biomolecules are organic compounds that form carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. They are called so because these molecules are essential for the survival of living organisms. Proteins are composed of amino acids.

Explanation of Solution

There are approximately 20 naturally occurring amino acids in an individual’s body. Each amino acid is composed of one hydrogen, one carboxyl group, one amino group, and one side chain. Different amino acids have different chemical properties...

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