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Chemical formula

  1. Apr 9, 2009 #1
    what is the chemical formula of amino acid?
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  3. Apr 10, 2009 #2


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    Which one?

    Please read something about them - your textbook or wikipedia article will do.
  4. Apr 14, 2009 #3
    Well amino acids are so named because they are primary amines with the carboxy group. They can link together and form peptides, polypeptides, and even proteins if there are enough of them.
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