most common amino acid?

Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, PhD amitch at
Fri Nov 19 18:43:07 EST 1999

Does anyone know which amino acid is found in the most abundance in
proteins?  A good guess might be leucine due to the fact that it is
coded for by 6 codons in the genetic code, however, this would assume
that a gene's sequence is completely random.  Any other notions?


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