Nonpolar (Hydrophobic) Amino Acids of Biochemistry - dummies

Nonpolar (Hydrophobic) Amino Acids of Biochemistry

By John T. Moore, Richard H. Langley

Part of Biochemistry For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Amino acids play an important role in the study of biochemistry. The following nonpolar amino acids are hydrophobic, or water-hating. They don’t gratefully interact with (dissolve in) water. Here are the nonpolar amino acids:

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