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[[File:Tyrosine_Y.jpg|thumb|left|200px|Foldit's version of Tyrosine]]
 
[[File:Tyrosine_Y.jpg|thumb|left|200px|Foldit's version of Tyrosine]]
Tyrosine (TYR Y) is one of the more [[Hydrophobicity|hydrophobic]] [[Amino Acids|amino acids]]. Its shape on Foldit is similar to that of [[Phenylalanine|phenylalanine]], but it has a "stick" on top.
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Tyrosine (TYR Y) is one of the more [[Hydrophobicity|hydrophobic]] [[Amino Acids|amino acids]]. Its shape in Foldit is similar to that of [[Phenylalanine|phenylalanine]], but it has a "stick" on top.
   
 
[[File:Tyrosine.png|thumb|Tyrosine / TYR / Y]]
 
[[File:Tyrosine.png|thumb|Tyrosine / TYR / Y]]

Revision as of 00:13, January 30, 2017

Tyrosine Y

Foldit's version of Tyrosine

Tyrosine (TYR Y) is one of the more hydrophobic amino acids. Its shape in Foldit is similar to that of phenylalanine, but it has a "stick" on top.

Tyrosine

Tyrosine / TYR / Y

In the Foldit Lua interface, the functions structure.GetAminoAcid and structure.SetAminoAcid use lowercase "y" for tyrosine.

More information can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrosine

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