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Amino acid True mole percent obtained from sequence Experimently obtained mole percent  Absolute error True mole percent of the nine best recovered amino acids obtained from sequence  Experimentaly obtained  Absolute error (mole percent)
Mean ± 95% CI mole percent of the nine best recovered amino acids#
n=9 Mean ± 95% CI
  n=9

Ala

11.2

13 ± 1

2.2

14.2

15 ± 1

0.8

Gly

11.2

11 ± 1

-0.2

     

Val

5.1

3.4 ± 0.3

-1.7

6.5

5.1 ± 0.3

-1.4

Leu

12.5

15 ± 1

2.5

15.8

18 ± 1

2.2

Ile

6.6

6 ± 1

-0.6

8.4

7 ± 1

-1.4

Pro

2.9

4 ± 1

1.1

3.7

4.3 ± 0.2

0.6

Ser

3.7

1.1 ± 0.1

-2.6

     

Thr

5.1

2.4 ± 0.1

-2.7

     

Asp*

7.4

9 ± 1

 

1.6

9.3

11 ± 1

1.7

Glu**

13.9

15 ± 1

1.1

17.8

18 ± 1

0.2

Phe

5.1

5.4 ± 0.4

0.3

6.5

6.4 ± 0.4

 

-0.1

Lys

13.9

13.1 ± 0.4

-0.8

17.8

18 ± 1

0.2

Tyr

1.4

0.4 ± 0.2

-1

     

Total

100

100

-0.8

100

100

2.8

* Asp is the sum of Asn and Asp.
** Glu is the sum of Gln and Glu.
# The best-recovered amino acids: Ala, Leu, Phe, Asp, Glu, Val, Ile, Pro, and Lys.
Table 6. Measured mole percentage of amino acid composition for myoglobin protein and true mole percentage of amino acids obtained from the sequence.