Know your Amino Acids fact sheet:

Full name Phenylalanine     
3 letter name Phe
1 letter name F
   
What you see: What a biochemist sees:
synmod-alt-13 Phenylalanine-x
Speciality
Sources (animal) beef, poultry, pork, fish, milk, yogurt, eggs, cheese
Sources (plant) soy products, certain nuts and seeds
   
Chemical formula C9H11NO2
Essential X
Non-essential
   
Hydrophobic X
Hydrophilic (neutral)
(positive)
(negative)
   

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