Protein Structure

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Proteins are..
are the end products of the decoding process that starts with the information in cellular DNA
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What Are Proteins Made Of?
The building blocks of proteins are amino acids, which are small organic molecules that consist of an alpha (central) carbon atom linked to an amino group
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Amino acids are linked together by...
peptide bonds
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Primary structure is..
The linear sequence of amino acids within a protein
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alpha helices is...
Hydrogen bonding between amino groups and carboxyl groups in neighboring regions of the protein chain sometimes causes certain patterns of folding to occur
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secondary structure is..
stable folding patterns within the amino acids
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What Are Proteins Made Of?

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The building blocks of proteins are amino acids, which are small organic molecules that consist of an alpha (central) carbon atom linked to an amino group

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alpha helices is...

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