What Are Amino Acids? - Definition & Structure Video


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Amino acids are the building blocks of which of the following?

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1. All amino acids contain which of the following?

2. An amino group consists of

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you check your understanding of amino acids and the structures they possess. You will need to identify different groups of amino acids and determine what they are made up of in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your understanding of:

  • The makeup of an amino acid group
  • Structures of amino acids
  • Essential amino acids

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related amino acid lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding essential amino acids
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve science practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about amino acids, review the corresponding lesson What Are Amino Acids? - Definition & Structure. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of amino acids
  • Structure of amino acids
  • Different types of amino acids