Amino Acids Classification Quiz

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Which functional groups are present in amino acids?

Amino and carboxylic acid

How many amino acids are incorporated into proteins according to the text?


Apart from their role as residues in proteins, what other processes do amino acids participate in?

Neurotransmitter transport and biosynthesis

What is the largest component of human muscles and other tissues, aside from water?

Amino acid residues

How are amino acids formally named according to the IUPAC-IUBMB Joint Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature?

In terms of the fictitious 'neutral' structure shown in the illustration

Test your knowledge of amino acids with this quiz. Explore the classification of amino acids based on core structural functional groups, polarity, ionization, and side chain group types.

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