Stereochemistry in biomolecules questions

IB Chemistry: Stereochemistry in biomolecules questions

1. (a) Draw 3-D representations of the two enantiomers of cysteine that show clearly that they are mirror images of each other.(b) Identify, with a reason, which of the two configurations you have drawn represents the only one found in proteins.(c) List all the 2-amino acids in Section 33 of the data booklet that either contain no chiral carbon atoms or more than one chiral carbon atom.2. Cis-retinal is produced in the...


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