# Problem: Some of the most important organic compounds in biochemistry are the α-amino acids, represented by the general formula shown.Write structural formulas for the following α-amino acids. (a) Alanine (R = methyl)

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Some of the most important organic compounds in biochemistry are the α-amino acids, represented by the general formula shown.

Write structural formulas for the following α-amino acids.

(a) Alanine (R = methyl)