Biochemistry For Dummies, 3rd Edition
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Important to the study of biochemistry, aspartic and glumatic acids are negatively charged at physiological pH and polar. These two amino acids make up the acidic amino acid group and are represented here:

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John T. Moore, EdD, is regents professor of chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas and the author of numerous books on chemistry. Richard Langley has taught at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas since 1982. He is the author of 500 Physical Chemistry Questions and coauthor of numerous other books, including Chemistry for the Utterly Confused, Organic Chemistry II For Dummies, and Biochemistry For Dummies.

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