311C F08 Worksheet_4 - NAME_ Discussion Worksheet #4...

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NAME____________________________________ BIO 311C F08 Discussion Worksheet #4 Macromolecules – 2 1. Draw two generic amino acids joined by a peptide bond. Circle the peptide bond. 2. What is the difference between a polypeptide and a protein? 3. For each of the following amino acids, state whether its R group is polar, polar & charged, or nonpolar. Would each be hydrophobic or hydrophilic? a. Leucine: ________________________________________ b. Cysteine: _______________________________________ c. Glutamic acid: ___________________________________ d. Proline: ________________________________________ e. Serine: __________________________________________ f. Histidine: _______________________________________ 4. Would you expect an amino acid with a nonpolar amino acid to be found on the external surface of a protein or buried internally? Explain your answer. 5a. What type of bonds are important for secondary structure of proteins?
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2009 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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