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Large Molecules Problem Set

Problem 9: Identification of a hydrophobic amino acid


Which amino acid has a hydrophobic side chain?

A. Isoleucine Chemical Structure of Isoleucine (C6H13NO2) Isoleucine is one of the most hydrophobic amino acids because the R-group is a bulky substituent lacking any hydrophilic character.
B. Asparagine

Chemical structure of asparagine (C4H8N2O3)
C. Threonine

Chemical structure for threonine (C4H9NO3)
D. Glycine chemical structure for glycine (C2H5NO2)
E. Glutamic acid

chemical structure for glutamic acid (C5H9NO4)

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