Amino Acid Codes

Amino Acid Abbreviations
Formula Weights and Codon Usage

 

3 LC
1 LC
Name
F. W.
Codon(s)
Ala
A
alanine
89.1
GC(n)
Arg
R
arginine
174.2
AG(a/g), CG(n)
Asn
N
asparagine
132.1
AA(c/t)
Asp
D
aspartic acid
133.1
GA(a/g)
Cys
C
cysteine
121.2
TG(c/t)
Glu
E
glutamic acid
147.1
GA(a/g)
Gln
Q
glutamine acid
146.0
CA(a/g)
Gly
G
glycine
75.1
GG(n)
His
H
histidine
155.2
CA(c/t)
Ile
I
isoleucine
131.2
AT(a/c/t)
Leu
L
leucine
131.2
CT(n), TT(a/g)
Lys
K
lysine
146.2
AA(a/g)
Met
M
methionine
149.2
ATG
Phe
F
phenylalanine
165.2
TT(t/c)
Pro
P
proline
115.1
CC(n)
Ser
S
serine
105.1
TC(n), AG(c/t)
Thr
T
threonine
119.1
AC(n)
Trp
W
tryptophan
204.2
TGG
Tyr
Y
tyrosine
181.2
TA(c/t)
Val
V
valine
117.1
GT(n)