Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
PROTEINS
Amino acids:
POLYMERS OF THE MONOMERS: AMINO ACIDS

`R' is the residual group which varies
between amino acids by changing the `R' group,
you get different amino acids
o E.g. when `R' is H, the amino acid
is GLYCINE

There are approximately 20 different amino
acids in total found…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
Protein Organisation

STRUCTURE EXPLAIN HELD TOGETHER BY:

PRIMARY The number and sequence of amino Peptide bonds between
structure acids in a polypeptide chain amino acids

SECONDARY The shape of a polypeptide chain as a Hydrogen bonds between
structure result of hydrogen bonding nearby amino acids
Between the carboxylic acid group…

Page 3

Preview of page 3
Enzymes Collagen skin, tendons, blood vessels

Antibodies Keratin skin, bones, hair

Transports protein within membranes Elastin skin and blood vessels

Myoglobin in muscle cells

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »