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Proteins: The Body's Building Blocks

Protein differs from carbohydrates and fats because of the ___________ it contains.
Protein makes up about ________ percent of the body.
When proteins change shape and take on new characteristics, ________ has occurred.
To say the body can synthesize a compound means that it can_________ it.
There are ____________ essential amino acids.
Proteins that defend the body against infection and disease are ______________.
The liver converts nitrogen waste from proteins into ____________.
Plants that can capture nitrogen from the air and transfer it to their protein-rich seeds are ____________.
Complete proteins come from _________ sources.
Two proteins that together provide all essential amino acids are said to be __________.
Created by: kahns