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Basics and Amino acids Classification Download ebook

Amino acids can be classified into 4 types: Classification based on the position of “-NH2” Classification based on the composition of “-R’ side chain Classification based on the Nutritional requirement Classification based on the Metabolic Fate a) Classification based on the position of “-NH2”: Amino acids can be classified into ... Read More »

What is Amino acid and its Structural Chemistry?

What is Amino acid and its Structural Chemistry?-BiochemDen

What is Amino acid? Amino acids are monomeric units of proteins. Proteins are high molecular weight organic polymer. Although about 200 to 300 amino acids occur in nature, only 20 of them are seen in human body. What is Amino Acid ? Before going to discuss what is amino acids, ... Read More »

What are Neurotransmitters and Neuroactive Peptides

What are Neurotransmitters and NeuroactivePepptides

Communication of information between neurons is accomplished by movement of chemicals across a small gap called the “synapse”. Chemicals, called neurotransmitters, are released from one neuron at the pre-synaptic nerve terminal. Neurotransmitters then cross the synapse where they may be accepted by the next neuron at a specialized site called ... Read More »