Amino Acids: Quiz & Flashcards

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About this game

Do you know the chemical formula of glycine?
Amino acids are building blocks of proteins and peptides. Thus, the knowledge of their structures and names is important not only for chemists, but also for biologists, pharmacists, and just for everyone studying science or medicine.
This app is the easiest and the most efficient way to learn the structures, codes, and properties of 20 standard amino acids (lysine, valine, threonine, and so on) and more than 20 related compounds (such as ornithine, taurine, cystine and others).

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* All 22 proteinogenic Amino Acids (20 common + Selenocysteine and Pyrrolysine).
* Colorful structural formulas.
* Three- and One-letter codes (abbreviations): for example, cysteine = Cys C.
* Isoelectric points (pI).
* Essential Amino Acids - from Phenylalanine to Tryptophan.
* Polar (aspartic and glutamic acids, arginine) and Hydrophobic Amino Acids (leucine, isoleucine).
* Aromatic amino acids (tyrosine).
* Unnatural Amino Acids such as D-Alanine.
* Dipeptides such as Aspartame.

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Choose the game mode:
* Spelling quizzes 'Structure - Name'.
* Multiple-choice questions (with 4 or 6 answer options).
* Time game (give as many answers as you can in 1 minute).
Two learning tools:
* Flashcards.
* Tables.

The app is translated into 8 languages, including English, German, Spanish and many others. So you can learn the names of the amino acids in any of them.

It is a perfect app for everyone studying:
* Biochemistry
* Organic Chemistry
* Molecular Biology
Updated on
Oct 5, 2017

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4.6
1.53K reviews
A Google user
February 21, 2020
Helped me a ton, but to improve I think I'd make it so that you need to type the name instead of select the letters, because that made it a little too easy. Also a way to make you draw the named amino acid, so you remember how to do that too. Overall very good, lots of varied types of quizzes which helped.
15 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
March 4, 2020
PROS: it's amazingly effective. Many different ways of teaching you the AAs. CONS: The top left game of "fill in the blank" is way too easy. If you have a molecule and aren't sure if it's valine or leucine all you have to do is see if the letter V is available. I wish it were just a simple QWERTY keyboard and not a collection of letters. Also the number of spaces given tells you how many letters is in the name of the molecule, just make it a single line and dont tell us how many letters it has
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Janine Smith
July 30, 2020
I totally love these apps. I use them to memorize new things to keep my brain stimulated. The timed games keep me engaged, always trying to beat my best score. Awesome!!
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Andrey Solovyev
August 3, 2020
Thank you for your review, Regis!

What's new

- Table of other amino acids.
- Japanese translation.