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What are Proteins?
made up from amino acids Even though a protein can be very complex, it is basically a long chain of amino acid subunits all twisted around like a knot.
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When proteins are built they begin as a straight line of amino acids. What is this chain structure called?
Primary structure
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what comes after the primary structure?
secondary structure
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what comes after the secondary structure?
Tertiary structure
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what is the last structure called?
quaternary structure We can finally cover the quaternary structure of proteins. Quaternary means four. This is the fourth phase in the creation of a protein. In the quaternary structure, several amino acid chains fromthe tertiary structures fold toge
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what happens to the amino acid in the secondary structure?
amino acids interacts with the others and it twists like a corkscrew (alpha helix) or it takes the shape of a folded sheet (beta sheet).
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