20 Amino Acids

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Re: 20 Amino Acids

Post by snoopfrogg » Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:04 pm

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Re: 20 Amino Acids

Post by Ultrashogun » Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:25 am

Thank you for the info on selenocystein, thats awesome.

And yes, you need to know the names and structures of all the AA, the Pka values are not so important because in the proteins they also depend on the microambiente of that residue.

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Post by Ultrashogun » Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:26 am

.... except His, you need to know that histidine has a pKa near neutrality.

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