Lysine

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Summary

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Key Points

  • Lysine
    • Abbreviations
      • Lys, K
    • Chemical Structure
    • R-group: -CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-NH2 
    • Polarity
      • Polar (water soluble/hydrophilic)
    • Acidity/Basicity
      • Basic
      • pKa = 10.5 (rounded)
    • Charge at pH 7
      • Positive (+)