Histidine amino acid

Histidine amino acid

A611/0030 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 34.3MB

Downloadable file size: 589.7KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Histidine. Computer model of a molecule of the amino acid histidine (C6.H9.N3.O2). Atoms (solid spheres) are colour-coded: carbon (green), oxygen (red), hydrogen (grey) and nitrogen (blue). It is an essential amino acid (required in the diet), is common in haemoglobin and is essential for growth in infants. It is a precursor to histamine. Here, the zwitterion, an internal salt that forms in the body, is shown. The chemical groups characteristic of an amino acid, the amino (NH2) and the carboxyl (COOH) groups, have reacted together, forming an NH3 group (positively-charged, lower right) and a COO group (negatively-charged, lower right). At upper left is histidine's imidazole ring group.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: amino acid, artwork, biochemical, biochemistry, cgi, chemical, chemistry, compound, compounds, computer, dietary, digitally generated, essential, graphics, histamine, histidine, illustration, imidazole, internal salt, ion, ionic, isomer, isomeric, model, models, molecular graphic, molecule, molecules, nutrition, nutritional, organic, precursor, ring group, space-filled, sphere, spheres, structural, structure, zwitterion

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.