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Proteins

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What elements make up Proteins? sometimes also. Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen and Nitrogen (sometimes phosphorus and sulfur)
What are the monomers of Proteins called? Amino Acids
How many naturally occurring amino acids are there? 20
What is the resulting bond called when amino acids are joined together? A Peptide Bond
What is it called when this process continues? A Polypeptide Chain. Each Protein has a unique sequence of amino acids
What are the polymers of Proteins called? Polypeptides
What are some of roles of Proteins. structural support, transport,signalling, defence, movement and catalysts
What are the 4 levels of protein structure? 1. Primary 2. Secondary 3. Tertiary 4. Quaternary
What does the primary structure of protein look like? A linear sequence of amino acids
What does the secondary structure of protein? chains of amino acids folded in 3 different ways
What does the tertiary structure of protein? irregular folding that forms a complex 3D shape
What does the quaternary structure protein? Two or more polypeptide chains
Many proteins control ....... all metabolic processes within cells.
Which molecule is different in different amino acids? The R group
What makes proteins different from each other? Different numbers and proportions of amino acids.
Each protein has it's own... particular sequence of amino acids.
................ will ....... in different ways depending on their ........... Polypeptides will fold in different ways depending on their function.
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