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The a-amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Most have the following general

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Problem 2.48

The a-amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Most have the following general structure: R H3N CH C O O + general structure of the -amino acids These amino acids differ only in their side chains R. What functional groups are present in the side chains of each of the following amino acids? (Hint: See inside front cover.) (a) CH2 NH2 C O H3N CH C O O + asparagine (b) CH2 CH OH H3N C O O + tyrosine (c) CH3 CH OH H3N CH C O O +

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Mart 1 Chapter 15: Acids and Bases ● An acid contains the properties of a sour taste, the ability to dissolve “active” metals, the ability to turn blue litmus paper red, and the ability to neutralize bases. ○ Acids are used in many chemical reactions, industrial processes, and commercial products. ● Bases have the properties of a bitter taste, a slippery feel, the ability to turn red litmus paper blue, and the ability to neutralize acids. ○ Bases are used in many chemical reactions, industrial processes, and commercial pr

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Textbook: Organic Chemistry
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Author: Marc Loudon, Jim Parise
ISBN: 9781936221349

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The a-amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Most have the following general