Biochemistry - Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Discussion

Discussion :: Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Section 1 (Q.No.5)


The isoelectric point of an amino acid is defined as the pH

[A]. where the molecule carries no electric charge
[B]. where the carboxyl group is uncharged
[C]. where the amino group is uncharged
[D]. of maximum electrolytic mobility

Answer: Option A


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Thembinkosi Mlaba said: (Mar 8, 2013)  
It halfway of dissociation process therefore it carried equal charges and net charger is Zero example net=+1+(-1).

Hasler said: (Nov 10, 2016)  
This s because by the definition of isoelectric point is the PH at which the net charge of a particular amino acid is zero. Hence Answer becomes A.

Gisbert said: (Jan 8, 2019)  
This is due to the neutral charge of amino acid.

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