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    Functional Groups of Aspartame for Chemistry Students

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    What is the functional groups and molecular formula of aspartame?

    O O O
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    | |
    NH2 CH2
    aromatic circle

    the O|| is above the 1st, 4th and 6th C
    the NH2 is below the 3rd C and the CH2 is below the 5th C

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    Solution Summary

    This solution contains a structural diagram of an aspartame molecule with all functional groups identified. The molecular formula for aspartame is also included.