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2. what is the function of collagen?

  • to hold the body together
  • to provide mechanical strength in many areas
  • to carry out metabolic activities
  • there is no particular function

3. what is meant by the term Quaternary structure

  • Protein structure where a protein consists of more than one polypeptide chain.
  • a protein structure that consists of alpha helix's
  • a protein structure that consists of only one polypeptide chain
  • a sequence of amino acids

4. what is the function of haemoglobin?

  • to carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues
  • to regulate temperature
  • to increase the water potentional within the blood vessels
  • to provide energy to muscles

5. describe one difference between the structure of haemoglobin and collagen

  • one is a protein and one is a carbohydrate
  • Haemoglobin contains a prosthetic group whereas collagen does not have a prosthetic group
  • Haemoglobin is insoluble in water whereas collagen is soluble in water
  • there are no differences between the two


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