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part two Protein

The monomers of proteins are called amino acids. Amino acids consist of a central carbon atom surrounded by

A.a hydrogen atom,

B.a side chain or R group,

C.a carboxyl group, and

D.an amino group.

hydroxyl group of the carboxyl end of the amino acid reacts with hydrogen atom of amino group of 2nd amino acid (by condensation). Results in a peptide linkage.