Biochemistry - Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Discussion
Discussion Forum : Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Section 1 (Q.No. 4)
Which of the following amino acids can form hydrogen bonds with their side (R) groups?
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Nazo rahim said: 2 years ago
Serin, threonine, Tyrosine, each contain polar hydroxyl groups that can participate in hydrogen bond formation the side chain of asparagine and glutamates each contain a Carbonyl group and an amide group, both of which can also participate in a hydrogen bond.
Vipul said: 6 years ago
I think the amino acid that is given is not polar.
Maluni vincent Nzuve said: 7 years ago
Because asparagine and glutamine have amide group which is hydrophilic. Also, the cooh group in aspartic acid is hydrophilic.
Debabrata Mohanty said: 8 years ago
It is because of the presence of N atom in all these amino acids which is more electronegative, suitable to bind with H atom to form H bond by strong dipole dipole attraction due to electron with drawing properties of electronegative atom.
Pride said: 9 years ago
I think it's because all these amino acids are polar.
Abby said: 9 years ago
How are all these Amino acids are gonna be able to form a hydrogen bond with their side group.
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