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Amino Acid

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  • An amino acid is a compound whose molecule contains one or more carboxylic acid groups, one or more amine groups, and may contain other functional groups.

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    see also alpha amino acid, beta amino acid, standard amino acid, nonstandard amino acid, essential amino acid, nonessential amino acid