Know your Amino Acids fact sheet:

Full name Arginine
3 letter name Arg
1 letter name R
   
What you see: What a biochemist sees:
synmod-alt-22 Arginine-x
Speciality
Sources (animal) dairy products, beef, pork, gelatin , poultry, wild game, seafood
Sources (plant) wheat germ and flour, buckwheat, granola, oatmeal, peanuts, nuts, seeds (pumpkin, sesame, sunflower), soybeans, Phalaris canariensis
   
Chemical formula C6H14N4O2
Essential
Non-essential X
   
Hydrophobic
Hydrophilic (neutral)
(positive) X
(negative)
   

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