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Hybridization → depends on number of electron groups around central atom
Orbitals that can be used by the central atom:
Subshell Total # of orbitals
s _ 1 orbital
p _ _ _ 3 orbitals
d _ _ _ _ _ 5 orbitals
1) N → surrounded by 4 electron groups (needs 4 orbitals)
Tryptophan is one of the amino acids found in proteins:
What is the hybridization of each of the numbered C, N, and O atoms?
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