Protein

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proteins are made up of these
amino acids
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the name for the shape of a whole chain of amino acids
a polypeptide or protein
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The 2 most common structures
α-helix and the β-pleated sheet.
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the amino group from one and the acid group from another form a bond, producing one molecule of water, what is the bond formed
The bond formed is called a peptide bond
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The protein may be reinforced by strong covalent bonds, this is known as
disulphide bridges
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A globular protein based mostly on a β-pleated sheet is the
immunoglobulin antibody molecule
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A globular protein based mostly on an α-helix is
haemoglobin
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Virtually all enzymes are
proteins
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The reagent used to test for proteins is called
biuret reagent
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the name for the shape of a whole chain of amino acids

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a polypeptide or protein

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The 2 most common structures

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the amino group from one and the acid group from another form a bond, producing one molecule of water, what is the bond formed

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The protein may be reinforced by strong covalent bonds, this is known as

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