amino acid residual

Justin Cobb jacobb at
Fri Sep 22 16:12:34 EST 2000

If you are referring to amino acid residues in polypeptides, these are the
amino acid constituents of the polypeptide chain.

Justin Cobb
Junior, Biology-General
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Life Sciences

"gavin" <gavin at> wrote in message
news:39CB90B7.692EF84F at
> I know this is gonna be a real dumb question.  Would someone please
> to me what do people mean by "residual" when they talk about residuals of
> or amino acids?
> Thank you much!
> Gavin

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