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Amino acids used in the synthesis of proteins on a ribosome are ________________

(a) D-amino acids

(b) Mutated amino acids

(c) L-amino acids

(d) Fluorescing amino acids

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Right answer is (c) L-amino acids

The explanation: Explanation: In most organisms including humans, the L amino acid is used to make up proteins. In some microorganisms D types are used. The conversion of D to L can take place in our body using an enzyme called racemase.

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