FIGURE 3-8 Uncommon amino acids. (a) Some uncommon amino acids found in proteins. All are derived from common amino acids. Extra functional groups added by modification reactions are shown in red. Desmosine is formed from four Lys residues (the four carbon backbones are shaded in yellow). Note the use of either numbers or Greek letters to identify the carbon atoms in these structures. (b) Ornithine and citrulline, which are not found in proteins, are intermediates in the biosynthesis of arginine and in the urea cycle.

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