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Alpha and beta carbon: Quiz


Question 1: These groups give the α-carbon its stereogenic properties for every amino acid except for ________.
GlycineAlanineSerineGlutamic acid

Question 2: α-carbon is also a term that applies to proteins and ________.
MetabolismAmino acidAmino acid synthesisL-DOPA

Question 3: The alpha carbon in organic chemistry refers to the first carbon that attaches to a ________ (the carbon is attached at the first, or alpha, position).
AlcoholAlkaneFunctional groupEthylene

Question 4: The α-carbon of an amino acid is significant in ________.
Tertiary structureProtein structureProtein domainProtein folding


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