Class: amino_acid

An organic carboxylic acid with an animo group on the alpha carbon. The building blocks of proteins are amino acids. In GlycO, instances of free amino acids are classified as amino_acid while amino acids that are part of a polypeptide are classified as amino_acid_residue.

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        •chemical_entity
                •molecule
                        •biomolecule
                                •amino_acid

Super Classes

biomolecule
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