Serine has the following structure:
Its hydroxyl group does not ionize in solution. Serine is often a target for phosphorylation.
Ser"ine (?), n. [L. sericus silken.] Chem.
A white crystalline nitrogenous substance obtained by the action of dilute sulphuric acid on silk gelatin<-- an amino acid -->.
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