Types of proteins

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  • Created on: 28-10-18 13:22

Globular proteins

Insulin (hormone):

  • The hormone involved in the regulation of blood glucose concentration.
  • Needs to be souluble to travel in blood stream.
  • Has a precise shape to fit into specific rexeptors on the cell surface.

Haemoglobin (conjugated protein) 

  • Conjugated proteins are proteins that contain a non-protein component called a prosthetic group, this group could be a lipid or carbohydrates.
  • For example Haemogobin (is a quarternary protein) is also a conjugated protein as it has a haem group which is the prosthetic group in this case.

Catalayse (enzyme)

  • A quarternary protein containing 4 prosthetic groups which bind with hydrogen peroxide and bonds speeds…


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