The Biochemistry of Movement > 9.7.4. Proteins are used as both structural molecules and enzymes to catalyse metabolic reactions > The Composition And General Formula For Amino Acids >
Describe the composition and general formula for amino acids
- Amino acids contain an amino group and an organic acid group (COOH). The general composition of an amino acid includes Carbon, Oxygen and Hydrogen. The R group has 20 possible side chains.