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What is amino acid sequence?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Amino acid sequence is the arrangement of amino acids in a protein. Proteins can be made from 20 different kinds of amino acids, and the structure and function of each protein are determined by the kinds of amino acids used to make it and how they are arranged.


This answer is based on source information from the U.S National Institutes of Health.  

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