Phenylalanine

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Phenylalanine contains a benzyl side chain, giving it a [[hydrophobic|hydrophobic]] nature that gives it the classification of [[non-polar|non-polar]]. This alpha amino acid is also known as Phe or F.
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Phenylalanine contains a benzyl side chain, giving it a [[Hydrophobic|hydrophobic]] nature that gives it the classification of [[Non-polar|non-polar]]. This alpha amino acid is also known as Phe or F.
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'''References'''
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Berg, J. M., Tymoczko, J. L., & Stryer, L. (2002). Biochemistry (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freeman.

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Phenylalanine contains a benzyl side chain, giving it a hydrophobic nature that gives it the classification of non-polar. This alpha amino acid is also known as Phe or F.


References

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

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