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What monomers are proteins made of? What is the structure of the monomer that makes up a protein?

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Aminoacids are the monomers of proteins.

Amino acid consists of the acidic carboxyl group (-COOH), basic amino group (-NH2), and a side chain (R group), specific for each amino acid. All of them are joined together with peptide bonds.

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