Problem: Draw aspartic acid (aspartate) at pH 1, pH 7, and pH 13. Include hydrogen atoms.

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For this problem, we have to draw the ionic form of aspartic acid at pH 1, 7 and 13

  • In this case, we have to get the pKa values of each acidic/basic group for aspartic acid.
  • Gathering the constants from the back-of-the-book or online resources, the 3 pKas for aspartic acids are:
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Draw aspartic acid (aspartate) at pH 1, pH 7, and pH 13. Include hydrogen atoms.


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