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A collaboration between C&EN and Andy Brunning, author of the popular graphics blog Compound Interest
This graphic was updated on April 12, 2019, to make clear that the element phosphorus does not appear in the 20 amino acids in the human body, at least initially. These amino acids can, however, be phosphorylated in the body after our proteins have been synthesized.