Quaternary Structure; Haemoglobin and Collagen summary activity

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1. what is the function of haemoglobin?

  • to carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues
  • to increase the water potentional within the blood vessels
  • to provide energy to muscles
  • to regulate temperature
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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. which type of bond holds collagen molecules together forming cross-links?

  • ionic
  • disulfide
  • covalent
  • hydrogen

4. 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

5. how many oxygen molecules can bind to haemoglobin?

  • 4
  • 2
  • 8
  • 16


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