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Alpha

F M

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Primary Stress

AL pha

2

first

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Non-Chemistry Usage

Alpha-amino acids are polymerized to form proteins, but gamma-aminobutyric acid is also important in biology.

Which is the alpha position in the natural amino acids of proteins?

Which side of the cholesterol molecule would an alpha hydroxyl group be on?

The big old silver-backed gorilla is the alpha male.

F M

F M

F M

F M

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