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Amino acids

noun, plural of amino acid.

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Re: How many amino acids found in nature?

There are 21 proteinogenic amino acids (that can form proteins). The 21st is selenocysteine.

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by boron
Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:48 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How many amino acids found in nature?
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How many amino acids found in nature?

There are about 20-21 amino acids found in nature and many other amino acids(about 500 or so) are artificially synthesised.

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by Athira
Thu Jan 15, 2015 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How many amino acids found in nature?
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Newbie question about the first life

... started to come together and assemble polymers. These were 1) nucleic acids, which now both carry and pass on hereditary information, and 2) proteins, ... (biocatalysts). An example of this would be the synthesis of the amino acid serine in the primitive atmosphere, thus: two molecules of formaldehyde ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... has those plus a few more, including additional genes that attach amino acids (components of proteins) onto RNAs for use in translation. Clearly, the common genes ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
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Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... space they take up(flies). An overlooked source of protein, carbs and amino acids, aphids, or plant lice, are a potentially unparalleled food source. It was once said ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
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