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The molecule of the day is: Glycine

Glycine is an amino acid, and a fundamental component of protein. It is the smallest amino acid that is found in proteins, and it is widely noted for its flexibility. This flexibility results from the lack of a side chain on the alpha (amide) carbon. Due to this flexibility, glycine is commonly found in the loop and hinge regions of proteins, which in turn makes these regions of the proteins flexible with respect to the other elements of protein structure. Because of this property, glycine is a key and crucial amino acid to the correct functioning of protein molecules.

other names: 56-40-6 Aminoacetic acid C00037 Gly Glycine

related molecule names: 107-43-7 Betaine C00719 Glycine betaine N,N,N-Trimethylglycine Trimethylaminoacetate Trimethylammonioacetate 106-57-0 2,5-Diazacyclohexane-1,4-dione 2,5-Dioxopiperazine 2,5-Piperazinedione C02777 Diketopiperazine Glycine anhydride .alpha.-Guanidinoacetic acid 352-97-6 Acetic acid, [(aminoiminomethyl)amino]- Betacyamine Betasyamine GLYCINE, N-AMIDINO- GLYCOCYAMINE Glycine, N-(aminoiminomethyl)- Glykocyamin Guanidine, (carboxymethyl)- Guanidineacetic acid Guanidinoacetic acid Guanidoacetic acid Guanidylacetic acid Guanyl glycine NSC1901 .alpha.,.alpha.',.alpha.''-Trimethylaminetricarboxylic acid 139-13-9 Acetic acid, nitrilotri- Aminotriacetic acid Chel 300 Complexon I Glycine, N,N-bis(carboxymethyl)- Hampshire NTA acid N,N-Bis(carboxymethyl)glysine NCI-C02766 NSC2121 NTA Nitrilo-2,2',2''-triacetic acid Nitrilotriacetic acid Titriplex I Triglycine Triglycollamic acid Trilon A Versene NTA acid WLN: QV1N1VQ1VQ

molecule directory: 3286

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pdb file, 3286.pdb
CAS: 56-40-6
Canonical SMILES: C(C(=O)O)N

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