Stereoisomerism

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Genome
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Stereoisomerism

 
Amino acids, like sugars, generally demonstrate stereoisomerism. What is the one exception, and why is it an exception? Kindly someone help me

The FFM
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I'm not going to give you the

I'm not going to give you the direct answer because this is clearly a homework question.
 
Look at all the amino acids drawn on a page.
 
Which one looks the same if you were to hold a mirror through the alpha carbon?  That one is not Chrial.