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Biological Magnetic Resonance Data Bank


A Repository for Data from NMR Spectroscopy on Proteins, Peptides, Nucleic Acids, and other Biomolecules
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Alanine Ala    A
Cysteine Cys    C
Aspartic Acid Asp    D
Glutamic Acid Glu    E
Phenylalanine Phe    F
Glycine Gly    G
Histidine His    H
Isoleucine Ile    I
Lysine Lys    K
Leucine Leu    L
Methionine Met    M
Asparagine Asn    N
Proline Pro    P
Glutamine Gln    Q
Arginine Arg    R
Serine Ser    S
Threonine Thr    T
Valine Val    V
Tryptophan Trp    W
Tyrosine Tyr    Y
Positively charged R group
- Essential in young mammals
Codon Sequences:
CGU CGC CGA CGG AGA AGG
Arginine image
C6H14N4O2
Mass Peptide
mass
Monoisotopic
mass
Occurence
in Protein
(%)
pKa 1
(-COOH)
pKa 2
(-NH3)
pKa R
(Side Chain)
pI Hydropathy
Index*
Hydrophobicity
Designation**
174.2 156.19 156.10 5.1 1.8 9.0 12.5 10.76 -4.5 W

For the designation of atoms, IUPAC recommends the substitution of Greek letters by the equivalent uppercase Roman letters.

*A scale combining hydrophobicity and hydrophilicity of R groups; negative numbers tend to be hydrophilic, positive numbers tend to be hydrophobic.
**Hydrophobic = L, Hydrophilic = W, Neutral = N
References for information in the above tables and figures.
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