Molecular Structures - Amino Acids

 

Amino acids, which are organic molecules with an amine functional group and a carboxylic acid functional group separated by one carbon, link together to form proteins. The links below take you to structures of four of the amino acids.

 

 Click here to view a Jmol structure of the amino acid glycine.


 Click here to view a Jmol structure of the amino acid alanine.


 Click here to view a Jmol structure of the amino acid serine.


 Click here to view a Jmol structure of the amino acid cysteine.