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During the formation of amides from amino acids-

A
COOH part of acid is replaced by NH2
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B
NH2 part of acid is replaced by COOH
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C
OH part of acid group is replaced by NH2
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D
NH2 part of acid is replaced by OH
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Solution

The correct option is C OH part of acid group is replaced by NH2
The addition of ammonia to a carboxylic acid form an amide. Amides are derivatives of amino acids in which the hydroxyl group (OH) is replaced by the amino group (NH2).
So, the correct answer is option 'c'.

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