Amino Acid Mnemonics

 20 Amino Acid Mnemonics (amino acids mnemonics)
glycine amino acid mnemonics

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What are amino acids?

Amino acids are group of chemical coumponds that are used to make protein. Hence they are also called building blocks of the protein. In other words proteins are the polymes of amino acids. 

There are 20 different types of amino acids that are found in our body .
Basically these 20 aminoa cids in different combinations make all the proteins and lipoproteins in oour body.

Mnemonic to remember Essential Amino Acids: PVT TIM HALL
(Read as "Private Team Hall")
  • P    Phenylalanine

  • V    Valine

  • T   Threonine

  • T   Tryptophan

  • I    Isoleucine

  • M    Methionine

  • H    Histidine

  • A    Arginine

  • L    Leucine

  • L    Lycine
Basic amino acids
  • Histidine
  • Arginine
  • Lysine

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