Zwitterion Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Zwitterion

Zwitterion Definition: Zwitterion is the dipolar form of an amino acid which occurs when H + ion is transferred from an acid group to an amine group.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Zwitterion Definition." ThoughtCo, Jun. 11, 2014, thoughtco.com/definition-of-zwitterion-604702. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, June 11). Zwitterion Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-zwitterion-604702 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Zwitterion Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-zwitterion-604702 (accessed January 23, 2018).