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[[File:Tyrosine_Y.jpg|thumb|left|200px|Foldit's version of Tyrosine]]
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[[File:tyrosine.enzdes.png|thumb|Tyrosine / TYR / Y (EnzDes coloring)]]
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.
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Tyrosine (TYR or Y) is one of the more [[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]]
 
   
 
In the Foldit Lua interface, the functions [[Foldit_Lua_Functions#structure.GetAminoAcid|structure.GetAminoAcid]] and [[Foldit Lua Function structure.SetAminoAcid|structure.SetAminoAcid]] use lowercase "y" for tyrosine.
 
In the Foldit Lua interface, the functions [[Foldit_Lua_Functions#structure.GetAminoAcid|structure.GetAminoAcid]] and [[Foldit Lua Function structure.SetAminoAcid|structure.SetAminoAcid]] use lowercase "y" for tyrosine.
   
More information can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrosine
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[[File:Tyrosine.bonding.png|left|thumb|250px|[[Tyrosine|Tyrosine's]] [[Sidechain|sidechain]] has an oxygen atom that can act as both a [[Hydrogen bond|hydrogen bond]] donor and acceptor.]]
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Tyrosine's sidechain contains an oxygen atom which can act as a [[Hydrogen bond|hydrogen bond]] accept or donor. See the [[Sidechain Bonding Gallery]] and the [[Sidechain Bonding Table]] for other sidechain donors and acceptors.
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For more, see [[wikipedia:Tyrosine|Tyrosine]] on wikipedia.
 
[[Category:Amino acid]]
 
[[Category:Amino acid]]
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[[Category:Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 05:17, January 3, 2018

Tyrosine.enzdes

Tyrosine / TYR / Y (EnzDes coloring)

Tyrosine (TYR or 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.

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

Tyrosine.bonding

Tyrosine's sidechain has an oxygen atom that can act as both a hydrogen bond donor and acceptor.

Tyrosine's sidechain contains an oxygen atom which can act as a hydrogen bond accept or donor. See the Sidechain Bonding Gallery and the Sidechain Bonding Table for other sidechain donors and acceptors.

For more, see Tyrosine on wikipedia.

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