Amino Acid Names

m griep mgriep at unlinfo.unl.edu
Sat May 17 10:06:03 EST 1997


m griep (mgriep at unlinfo.unl.edu) wrote:
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: Mark Griep    (mgriep at unlinfo.unl.edu)
: Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
: Phone: 402-472-3429    FAX: 402-472-9402    
     I would be interested to know the meanings behind the names
of the amino acids.  The only one I know is asparagine; so named
because it was isolated from asparagus. Does anyone know of a
source for the meanings of the others?
     Thanks.  Mark Griep. 
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Mark Griep    (mgriep at unlinfo.unl.edu)
Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Phone: 402-472-3429    FAX: 402-472-9402    




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