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Appendix 3: List of amino acids and their abbreviations

This table is included for reference only.

There is no need to learn these names and abbreviations. It is important that you understand that the letter in drug resistance refers to different amino acids.

This table is included for future reference.

Amino acid 3-letter abbreviation 1-letter abbreviation
Alanine Ala A
Arginine Arg R
Asparagine Asn N
Aspartic acid Asp D
Cysteine Cys C
Glutamic acid Glu E
Glutamine Gln Q
Glycine Gly G
Histidine His H
Isoleucine Ile I
Leucine Leu L
Lysine Lys K
Methionine Met M
Phenylalanine Phe F
Proline Pro P
Serine Ser S
Threonine Thr T
Tryptophan Trp W
Tyrosine Tyr Y
Valine Val V

>> Appendix 4: DNA codes for amino acids

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