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Solution: Glycine, an amino acid used by organisms to make proteins, is represented by the molecular model below.Write its molecular formula.

Problem

Glycine, an amino acid used by organisms to make proteins, is represented by the molecular model below.

NH2 is single bonded to CH2, which is single bonded to a C that is double bonded above to O and right to OH.

Write its molecular formula.

Solution

In molecular models, the legend or colors that are used for common elements are as shown below:

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