Problem: Which of the following a-amino acids possesses two hydrogen atoms adjacent to the carboxylic acid?A. PhenylalanineB. TryptophanC. LysineD. GlycineE. Serine

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Glycine is the amino acid with H as its only R-group making the C next to the carbonyl having 2 Hs. 

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Which of the following a-amino acids possesses two hydrogen atoms adjacent to the carboxylic acid?

A. Phenylalanine

B. Tryptophan

C. Lysine

D. Glycine

E. Serine

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