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How do you explain the amphoteric behaviour of amino acids?

How do you explain the amphoteric behaviour of amino acids?

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
In aqueous solution, the carboxyl group of an amino acid can lose a proton and the amino group can accept a proton to give a dipolar ion known as zwitter ion.
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