We’re being asked to complete the structure for the tripeptide Leu-Pro-Gly. The structures of Leu, Pro, and Gly are:
Peptides are formed via a condensation reaction between two amino acids, with water being released.
The amino acids leucine, proline, and glycine are drawn below. Draw the structure of the tripeptide Leu-Pro-Gly.
Modify the molecules to show the tripeptide. You can modify the molecule by moving, adding, deleting, or changing atoms, bonds or charges.
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