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Torsion angles & alanine? 
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Feb2213, 11:56 PM

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As I understand, simply put the number of carbon atoms present in the R group of any amino acid is equal to the number of torsion angles a particular amino acid has. If so, why doesn't alanine have 1 torsion angle since it has 1 carbon atom in its side chain?



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