Patent Rules

Version of section 119 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-06-01:

  •   Modified or unusual amino acids shall be listed in the sequence as “Xaa”, with further information given elsewhere in the sequence listing.

  • (2) For the purpose of providing the further information referred to in subsection (1), the symbols set out in the table to this subsection may be used.

    TABLE

    SymbolMeaning
    Aad2-Aminoadipic acid
    bAad3-Aminoadipic acid
    bA1abeta-Alanine, beta-Aminopropionic acid
    Abu2-Aminobutyric acid
    4Abu4-Aminobutyric acid, piperidinic acid
    Acp6-Aminocaproic acid
    Ahe2-Aminoheptanoic acid
    Aib2-Aminoisobutyric acid
    bAib3-Aminoisobutyric acid
    Apm2-Aminopimelic acid
    Dbu2,4 Diaminobutyric acid
    DesDesmosine
    Dpm2,2′-Diaminopimelic acid
    Dpr2,3-Diaminopropionic acid
    EtGlyN-Ethylglycine
    EtAsnN-Ethylasparagine
    HylHydroxylysine
    aHylallo-Hydroxylysine
    3Hyp3-Hydroxyproline
    4Hyp4-Hydroxyproline
    IdeIsodesmosine
    alleallo-Isoleucine
    MeGlyN-Methylglycine, sarcosine
    MelleN-Methylisoleucine
    MeLys6-N-methyllysine
    MeValN-Methylvaline
    NvaNorvaline
    NleNorleucine
    OrnOrnithine
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