Protein Structure

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What are proteins are made up of ?
Polypeptide chains, which are amino acids joined together with peptide bonds.
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How many levels of protein are there?
4- Primary, secondary, tertiary and occassionally quaternary.
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Functions of collagen?
Form the structure of bones, makes up cartilage and connective tissue.
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How are peptide bonds created?
Enzyme catalysed condensation reactions
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What is a hydrolysis reaction?
Breaking down of enzymes.
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"The unique sequence of amino acids that makes up a protein or polypeptide chain"- What level structure am I?
Primary
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What is the secondary structure?
The way in which the primary structure of a polypeptide chain folds.
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