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Carboxyl group

Definition

noun

-COOH: a functional group comprised of a carbonyl group and a hydroxyl group, and present in all carboxylic acids


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Variant(s):

  • carboxy group

Also called:

  • carboxyl radical
  • carboxyl

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Re: how to memorize the amino acid

... the largest system you get tryptophan ;) For the acidic AAs, just add carboxyl to Ala and you get aspartic acid. Since G lutamic acid is later ... to remember it is one carbon shoter than Lys and there is the guanidium group. If you look on the urea cycle , you can see there is the arginine ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:52 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to memorize the amino acid
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Please help!

1) Oxaloacetate is a compound (C4O5) in the tricarboxylic acid cycle, it is an isomer of Malate, after the action of Malate Dehydrogenase ... be produced) after catabolism of pyruvate. 2) Yes, it is only the carboxyl group, C4O4 succinic acid has 6 hydrogen atoms. 3) Yes, oxidative phosphorylation, ...

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by billyfisher100
Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Please help!
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Views: 4886

protein structures

... made up of a center carbon atom bound to a positively charged ________ group and negatively charged _______ group and a side chain -The ________ ... The answer choices are: Alpha helix or beta-pleated sheet structure carboxyl Quaternary Structure Amino 3 dimensional shape Polypeptides Hydrolysis ...

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by jutter
Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:35 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: protein structures
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Views: 4990

gluconeogenesis from pyruvate--> labeling carbon

... would become labeled from the 1-14C pyruvate (i.e, the label in the carboxyl group of pyruvate). a) Carbon-1 b) carbon-2 c) carbon-3 d) carbon-4 e) carbon-5 d) carbon-6 ...

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by nickname
Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:30 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: gluconeogenesis from pyruvate--> labeling carbon
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Re: Re:

... end of their chain. Deffinitelly not! He was asking about lipids, not carboxylic acids and lipids has no free carboxyl group. Obviously, he just put true behind everything to "show his work" and didn't ...

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by Tranc3r
Tue Nov 16, 2010 2:28 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Verify my simple t/f answers?
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