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Amino Acid Nomenclature


Neutral Amino Acids

Alanine Ala (A)
Asparagine Asn (N)
Cysteine Cys (C)
Glutamine Gln (Q)
Glycine Gly (G)
Isoleucine Ile (I)
Leucine Leu (L)
Methionine Met (M)
Phenylalanine Phe (F)
Proline Pro (P)
Serine Ser (S)
Threonine Thr (T)
Tryptophan Trp (W)
Tyrosine Tyr (Y)
Valine Val (V)

Acidic Amino Acids

Aspartic Acid Asp (D)
Glutamic Acid Glu (E)

Basic Amino Acids

Arganine Arg (R)
Histidine His (H)
Lysine Lys (K)