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What is the primary structure of proteins
describes the unique order in which amino acids are linked together to form a protein. Proteins are constructed from a set of 20 amino acids. Generally, amino acids have the following structural properties:
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what are the two secondary structures of proteins
One type is the alpha (α) helix structure. The second type of secondary structure in proteins is the beta (β) pleated sheet.
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what is the tertiary structure of proteins
refers to the comprehensive 3-D structure of the polypeptide chain of a protein. There are several types of bonds and forces that hold a protein in its tertiary structure.
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what is the quaternary structure of proteins
refers to the structure of a protein macromolecule formed by interactions between multiple polypeptide chains.
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what are proteins
proteins are biological polymers composed of amnio acids
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what are the two general classes of protein molecules
There are two general classes of protein molecules: globular proteins and fibrous proteins
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what shape are globular proteins
Globular proteins are generally compact, soluble, and spherical in shape
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what shape are fibrous proteins
Fibrous proteins are typically elongated and insoluble
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