Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 5 - 5.4 - Concept Check - Page 83: 3


Those amino acids have hydrophobic R groups, so they should be located somewhere hydrophobic in the protein, either interacting with one another inside the protein or interacting outside with the hydrophobic part of a membrane bilayer.

Work Step by Step

They way to get to this answer is to use Fig. 5.14 to see the hydrophobic nature of the R groups for all of those amino acids, and then imagine where hydrophobic R groups can stably interact in the cell.
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