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3. Amino Acids

Amino Acid One Letter Code

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Phonetic 1-letter Amino Acid Abbreviations

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Which of the following amino acid 1-letter symbols is of phonetic origin?

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Other Amino Acid 1-Letter Codes

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Which 1-letter-code is unique in that it is neither the first letter of the amino acid nor phonetic in origin?

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Convert the following amino acids into their 1-letter codes: Glycine, Isoleucine, Valine, Tryptophan, Proline.

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Complete the amino acid abbreviation chart below from memory.

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Convert the following 3-letter amino acid codes into 1-letter codes to answer the following question:

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Convert the following 3-letter amino acid codes into 1-letter codes to reveal the sentence.

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Match the amino acid with the appropriate 1-letter-code.

Tyrosine ____                            1. W

Glutamine ____                         2. P

Glutamic Acid ____                   3. F

Proline ____                              4. Y

Tryptophan ____                       5. Q

Phenylalanine ____                   6. E