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Comparison between Leu and Ile

Side-chain of Ile brahches at β-carbon flanking to α-carbon of main-chain, though that of leucine branches at γ-carbon. Therefore, γ-carbons of Ile are close to carbonyl oxygen of mainchain.

Leucine
<jmol leu.pdb.gz 300 300></jmol>

Isoleucine
<jmol ile.pdb.gz 300 300></jmol>

vdws_jmol.jpg Compare these amino acids by displaying the van der Waals surface.

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    • Surfaces
      • van der Waals Surface

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