Amino acids are the organic compounds which contain amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) which is unique to each amino acid. In this paper, there is a description on how proteins are useful for living organisms. The focus is on acid- base properties of amino acids. This paper also tells about different types of amino acids and their functions. Different uses of amino acids are also mentioned significantly.
How to cite this article:
Sabina Azad. Amino acids: Its types and uses. Int J Clin Diagn Pathol 2018;1(1):13-16.