Isoleucine

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Isoleucine is a&nbsp;[[Hydrophobic|hydrophobic]] neutral&nbsp;[[Amino acids|amino acid]], the reason why it is [[hydrophilic|hydrophilic]] is because it has an&nbsp;[[Aliphatic|aliphatic]] side chain. Isoleucine has an additional [[Chiral centre|chiral centre]] at [[Carbon|carbon]] 3&nbsp;<ref>Berg J., Tymoczko J and Stryer L. (2007) Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York: WH Freeman</ref>.<br>  
 
Isoleucine is a&nbsp;[[Hydrophobic|hydrophobic]] neutral&nbsp;[[Amino acids|amino acid]], the reason why it is [[hydrophilic|hydrophilic]] is because it has an&nbsp;[[Aliphatic|aliphatic]] side chain. Isoleucine has an additional [[Chiral centre|chiral centre]] at [[Carbon|carbon]] 3&nbsp;<ref>Berg J., Tymoczko J and Stryer L. (2007) Biochemistry, 6th edition, New York: WH Freeman</ref>.<br>  
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=== References  ===
 
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Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., &amp; Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.<br>

Revision as of 14:34, 29 November 2013

Isoleucine is a hydrophobic neutral amino acid, the reason why it is hydrophilic is because it has an aliphatic side chain. Isoleucine has an additional chiral centre at carbon[1].

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References

Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., & Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.


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