Concept #1: Best Way to Memorize Amino Acid One Letter Codes

Practice: Which of the following amino acid 1-letter symbols is of phonetic origin?

Concept #2: Other Amino Acid One Letter Codes

Practice: Which 1-letter-code is unique in that it is neither the first letter of the amino acid nor phonetic in origin?

Practice: Convert the following amino acids into their 1-letter codes: Glycine, Isoleucine, Valine, Tryptophan, Proline.

Practice: Complete the amino acid abbreviation chart below from memory.

Practice: Convert the following 3-letter amino acid codes into 1-letter codes to answer the following question:

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Practice: Convert the following 3-letter amino acid codes into 1-letter codes to reveal the sentence.

Practice: Match the amino acid with the appropriate 1-letter-code.

Tyrosine ____                            1. W

Glutamine ____                         2. P

Glutamic Acid ____                   3. F

Proline ____                              4. Y

Tryptophan ____                       5. Q

Phenylalanine ____                   6. E