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Figure 69-1

Amino acids. The 10 essential amino acids cannot be synthesized in sufficient quantities in the body; these essential amino acids must be obtained, already formed, from food.

by other linkages, often by hydrogen bonding between the CO and NH radicals of the peptides, as follows:

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C = O

H— N

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