Proteins

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What are the monomers of proteins and what is their struture?
amino acid, amino group (NH2), C, variable group- 20 (R) and carboxyl group (COOH)
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What is a polypeptide? What bond forms?
more than 2 amino aicds, peptide bond by condensation reaction
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Explain the test for proteins
biuret test-soduim hydroxide, then copper sulphate, purple if protein present
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What are the levles of protein structures?
1.primary-sequence of amino acids, 2. secondary-H bonds, coil-alpha or fold-beta, 3.teritary-more bonds, unique, 4.quaternary-more than 1 polypeptide, way its assembled
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Give one type of protein and how its structure is specialised for its function
enzyme-soluble, active site, (or) antibody-variavble region, (or) transport proteins-cell membrane, hydrophilic and phobic to form channel
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What is a polypeptide? What bond forms?

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more than 2 amino aicds, peptide bond by condensation reaction

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Explain the test for proteins

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What are the levles of protein structures?

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