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Problem: Some of the most important organic compounds in biochemistry are the α-amino acids, represented by the general formula shown.Write structural formulas for the following α-amino acids. (g) Aspartic acid (R = XCH2 , where X is the functional group that characterizes carboxylic acids)  

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Some of the most important organic compounds in biochemistry are the α-amino acids, represented by the general formula shown.

Write structural formulas for the following α-amino acids.

 (g) Aspartic acid (R = XCH2 , where X is the functional group that characterizes carboxylic acids)  

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