Patent Rules

Version of section 118 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-01:


 The amino acids in an amino acid sequence shall be represented using the symbols set out in the table to this section.

TABLE

SymbolMeaning
AlaAlanine
CysCysteine
AspAspartic Acid
GluGlutamic Acid
PhePhenylalanine
GlyGlycine
HisHistidine
IleIsoleucine
LysLysine
LeuLeucine
MetMethionine
AsnAsparagine
ProProline
GlnGlutamine
ArgArginine
SerSerine
ThrThreonine
ValValine
TrpTryptophan
TyrTyrosine
AsxAspartic or Aspartine
GlxGlutamic or Glutamine
XaaD-amino acid, unknown or other
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