Non-polar amino acid

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Non-polar [[Amino acid|amino acids]] are those which are not electronegatively charged
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Non-polar [[Amino acid|amino acids]] are those which are not [[Electronegativity|electronegatively]] charged  
  
 
(A) [[Alanine|Alanine]]  
 
(A) [[Alanine|Alanine]]  
  
(F) [[Phenylalanine|Phenylalanine]]
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(F) [[Phenylalanine|Phenylalanine]]  
  
 
(G [[Glycine|Glycine]]  
 
(G [[Glycine|Glycine]]  

Latest revision as of 13:17, 27 November 2017

Non-polar amino acids are those which are not electronegatively charged

(A) Alanine

(F) Phenylalanine

(G Glycine

(I) Isoleucine

(L) Leucine

(M) Methionine

(P) Proline

(V) Valine


The overall polarity of an amino acid is determined by the R group attached to the alpha carbon atom.  [1].

References

  1. Alberts B, Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th Edition pg 127
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