Protein structure

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What are polymers of amino acids?
Proteins
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How are proteins formed?
Dehydration (condensation) synthesis - links amino acids together
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What is a protein?
Large polypeptide or polypeptides joined together with specific shape and function
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Proteins biological functions?
Support/hormones/blood proteins/receptor/sites on membranes/movement/defense/enzymes
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What are 4 levels of structure for proteins?
Primary/secondary/tertiary/quaternary
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Primary structure?
determined by name and location of each amino acid in the protein.
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Secondary structure?
Coiling/bending/folding of the primary amino acid chain into a helix or into sheets
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Dehydration (condensation) synthesis - links amino acids together

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How are proteins formed?

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Large polypeptide or polypeptides joined together with specific shape and function

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Support/hormones/blood proteins/receptor/sites on membranes/movement/defense/enzymes

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Primary/secondary/tertiary/quaternary

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