Know your Amino Acids fact sheet:

Full name 2-Aminobutyric acid
3 letter name Abu
1 letter name Uncommon amino acid
   
What you see: What a biochemist sees:
synmod-alt-05 2-Aminobutyric-acid-A
Speciality in connection with Sulfur-bridges
Sources (animal)
Sources (plant)
   
Chemical formula C4H9NO2
Essential
Non-essential X
   
Hydrophobic
Hydrophilic (neutral)
(positive)
(negative) X
   

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