Know your Amino Acids fact sheet:

Full name Arginine
3 letter name Asn
1 letter name N
   
What you see: What a biochemist sees:
synmod-alt-23 Asparagine-x
Speciality
Sources (animal) dairy, whey, beef, poultry, eggs, fish, lactalbumin, seafood
Sources (plant) asparagus, potatoes, legumes, nuts, seeds, soy, whole grains
   
Chemical formula C4H8N2O3
Essential
Non-essential X
   
Hydrophobic
Hydrophilic (neutral) X
(positive)
(negative)
   

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