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Nonpolar amino acid

nonpolar amino acid

An alpha-amino acid in which the functional group attached to the alpha-carbon (i.e., R in RCH(NH2)COOH) has hydrophobic properties; e.g., valine, leucine, alpha-aminobutyrate.

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Edman Degradation Problem

... my questions): 15. You are determining the amino acid sequence of a protein isolated in the lab. You have ... it should have a large region containing hydrophobic/nonpolar amino acids so that it can anchor itself into the ...

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by pinkerpikachu
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Edman Degradation Problem
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Protein bonding(antigens)

... polypeptides and proteins is the sequence of amino acids in the polypeptide chain with reference to the locations ... chains to an aqueous environment and to shield its nonpolar side chains, there are still some hydrophobic sections ...

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by biobitch
Tue May 25, 2010 4:37 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Protein bonding(antigens)
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I just want to make sure that my hw problems are correct.thk

... C Which of the following is an example of an amino acid with a nonpolar (hydrophobic) R group a. glutamic acid b. isoleucine c. ...

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by maya786
Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I just want to make sure that my hw problems are correct.thk
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The Fiber Disease

... a phosphoryl (PO3) to a polar R group of an amino acid might not seem like it would do much to a protein, but it can actually turn a nonpolar hydrophobic protein into a polar and extremely hydrophilic ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:39 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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20 Amino Acids

... Animo acids are the unit molecular building blocks of proteins. A protein is a chain of amino acids in a certain sequence. Twenty main types ... of life” (GAVLIPFWYMCSTHKRDENQ) Polarity: Nonpolar (aliphatic, aromatic); Neutral - polar; Acidic; ...

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by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 20 Amino Acids
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