We’re being asked to draw the zwitterion form of methionine:
Recall that a zwitterion contains both a positive and negative charge in a single molecule.
Modify Methionine, below, to show its zwitterion form.
Modify the amino acid by adding or removing atoms or bonds, and by adding charges where appropriate. If you make a mistake or which to reset the image, click on the red arrows in the molecule menu.
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