The following material is adapted from the excellent Amino Acid Site constructed by Vera Heinau and Burkhard Kriste,
Freien Universitat Berlin. Note that the amino acid names are linked to further information.
Name	         Abbr.	      Condensed structural formula

Alanine	         ala    a	       CH3-CH(NH2)-COOH

Arginine         arg    r      HN=C(NH2)-NH-(CH2)3-CH(NH2)-COOH

Asparagine       asn    n	       H2N-CO-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Aspartic acid    asp    d		 HOOC-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Cysteine         cys    c		   HS-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Glutamine        gln    q	    H2N-CO-(CH2)2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Glutamic acid    glu    e	      HOOC-(CH2)2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Glycine	         gly    g			  NH2-CH2-COOH

Histidine        his    h	   NH-CH=N-CH=C-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Isoleucine       ile    i	  CH3-CH2-CH(CH3)-CH(NH2)-COOH

Leucine	         leu    l	    (CH3)2CH-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Lysine	         lys    k	       H2N-(CH2)4-CH(NH2)-COOH

Methionine       met    m	     CH3-S-(CH2)2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Phenylalanine    phe    f		   Ph-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Proline	         pro    p		     NH-(CH2)3-CH-COOH

Serine	         ser    s		   HO-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Threonine        thr    t	       CH3-CH(OH)-CH(NH2)-COOH

Tryptophan       trp    w	   Ph-NH-CH=C-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Tyrosine         tyr    y	      p-HO-Ph-CH2-CH(NH2)-COOH

Valine	         val    v	      (CH3)2CH-CH(NH2)-COOH

Structural Formulas