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Tyrosine Y

Foldit's version of Tyrosine

Tyrosine (TYR Y) is one of the more hydrophobic amino acids. Its shape on 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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