Problem: Glycine, an amino acid used by organisms to make proteins, is represented by the molecular model below.Determine its molar mass.

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NH2 is single bonded to CH2, which is single bonded to a C that is double bonded above to O and right to OH.

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Glycine, an amino acid used by organisms to make proteins, is represented by the molecular model below.

NH2 is single bonded to CH2, which is single bonded to a C that is double bonded above to O and right to OH.

Determine its molar mass.

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