GCE CIE BIOL - Amino Acids and Peptide Bonds
Chapter 2 Biological Molecules
2.3.a Describe the structure of an amino acid and the formation and breakage of a peptide bond.
AMINO ACID STRUCTURE
This image shows the general structure of an amino acid.
This image shows the 20 amino acids and their structures! You do not need to memorise this!
PEPTIDE BOND FORMATION AND BREAKAGE
This image shows the formation and breakage of peptide bonds to form dipeptides, via condensation and hydrolysis.
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Written by Aayushi | GCE CIE Biology Specialist @ TUTTEE
Jones, M., & Parkin, M. (2018). Cambridge International AS and A Level Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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