The calculation of the isoelectric point (pI) of an amino acid. General method, step by step solutions to the problems, and definitions of concepts/terms provided.

Calculate the isoelectric point (pI) of each of the following amino acids
(a) glycine
(b) glutamic acid
(c) arginine

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...o: Assign pKa values (provided from a textbook) to each ionization step.

Step three: Calculate pI (see below)

(a) Glycine

Glycine has 2 pKa values, assigned as follows.

pKa1 = 2.4, pKa2 = 9.8

The form of glycine that has a "net charge of zero" is ...