Amino acid formulas and weights

The proteinogenic amino acids and their molecular formulas and molecular weights.


Amino acid `                 Code               Letter                        Type                           Formula                           MW



Alanine Ala ANon polar C3H7NO2 89.09
Arginine Arg RBasic C6H14N4O2 174.2
Asparagine Asn NPolar C4H8N2O3 133.1
Aspartic acid Asp DAcidic C4H7NO4 133.1
Cysteine  Cys CPolar C3H7NO2S  121.16
Glutamine Gln QPolar C5H10N2O3 146.15
Glutamic acid Glu EAcidic C5H9NO4 147.13
Glycine Gly GNon polar C2H5NO2 75.07
Histidine HisHBasicC6H9N3O2 155.16
Isoleucine IleINon polarC6H13NO2 131.18
Leucine LeuLNon polarC6H13NO2 131.18
Lysine LysKBasicC6H14N2O2 146.19
MethionineMetMNon polarC5H11NO2S149.21
PhenylalaninePheFNon polarC9H11NO2 165.19
Proline ProlPNon polarC5H9NO2 115.13
Serine SerSPolarC3H7NO3 105.09
Threonine ThrTPolarC4H9NO3 119.12
Tryptophan TrpWNon polarC11H12N2O2 204.23
Tyrosine TyrYPolarC9H11NO3 181.19
Valine ValVNon polarC5H11NO2 117.15




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