Amino Acids Classification and Properties Quiz

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Which category of amino acids contains those with a negative charge and are hydrophilic?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and contains a sulfur atom?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral polar and has a hydroxyl group?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral polar and is part of many important proteins and peptides, such as insulin and keratin?

Which category of amino acids contains those with a positive charge and are hydrophilic?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and contains an aromatic benzene ring?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and can form disulfide bonds?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and cannot rotate freely around alpha-C, making it unsuitable for protein structures that require rotation?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and is unique due to its ability to help bind metals?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral polar and is a site for phosphorylation?

Which of the following is NOT a way in which nitrogen can be incorporated into an amino acid?

Which enzyme is responsible for the conversion of glutamate to glutamine?

Which amino acid belongs to the pyruvate family?

Which amino acid family includes methionine and lysine?

Which coenzyme is required for the direct incorporation of nitrogen from ammonia?

Which amino acid is NOT a member of the glutamate family?

Which enzyme is responsible for the transamination reaction involving glutamate and pyruvate?

Which amino acid is a precursor for the synthesis of purines and pyrimidines?

Which amino acid family includes threonine and lysine?

Which coenzyme is required for the transamination reactions?

Which of the following is a symptom of Phenylketonuria (PKU)?

What is the main function of histamine?

Which of the following is NOT a way of N-incorporation into amino acids?

Which part of the body has a high concentration of glutamine synthetase?

What is the purpose of the urea cycle?

Where does carbamoyl phosphate get its nitrogen from?

Which molecule is used to start the urea cycle?

What happens to urea after it is produced in the urea cycle?

Which amino acids are classified as both glucogenic and ketogenic?

Which category of amino acids contains those with a negative charge and are hydrophilic?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and contains an aromatic benzene ring?

What is a function of sulphur containing AAs?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral polar and has a hydroxyl group?

Which of the following amino acids is classified as both glucogenic and ketogenic?

Which enzyme is responsible for the conversion of glutamate to glutamine?

Where does the ammonia come from in the urea cycle?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral polar and contains a sulfur atom?

Which amino acid family includes proline and arginine?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral polar and is a precursor for the synthesis of purines and pyrimidines?

Which coenzyme is required for the direct incorporation of nitrogen from ammonia?

What is the main function of histamine?

Which amino acid is classified as neutral nonpolar and contains a sulfur atom?

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Test your knowledge of amino acids classifications and properties with this quiz by Dr. Heisel. Categorize amino acids by polarity, identify unique groups, and match the 3-letter codes to their corresponding 1-letter codes.

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