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Unformatted text preview: is wrong because amino acids are different from trans-fatty acids or any fatty acids for that matter. Fatty acids have this general structure: Choice c is correct because amino acids are the functional units of proteins. Choice d is correct because zwitterions are molecules that have both positive negative functional groups. On the right is glycine dissolved in water. Choice e is wrong because most amino acids are like the molecule above to the left with no charge. If one is placed in solution at varying pHs you can turn it into an ion, but that doesn’t make it an ionic compound, which must consists of cations and separate anions (both). Since two answers are correct, the best answer is f...
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This document was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course CHEM 106 at BYU.
- Fall '08