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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Myoglobin and Myoglobin and Hemoglobin: Hemoglobin: A Study of Protein A Study of Protein Structure and Function Structure and Function Chapter 4 Myoglobin and Hemoglobin: A Study of Protein Structure and Function 1. Understand the chemical characteristics of the R groups that distinguish the 20 amino acids. 2. Understand how a proteins amino acid sequence is determined. 3. Understand the four levels of protein structure. 4. Understand the constraints on polypeptide conformation. 1. Understand the structural characteristics of the helix and the sheet and how these differ from irregular secondary structure. 6. Understand that proteins have a hydrophilic surface and a hydrophobic core. 7. Understand the forces that stabilize proteins and guide protein folding. 8. Understand how O 2 binds to myoglobin. 9. Understand the advantages of quaternary structure. 10. Understand how hemoglobin is related to myoglobin in structure, function and evolution. 11. Understand how O 2 cooperatively binds to hemoglobin. 12. Understand how the Bohr effect and BPG modulate hemoglobin function in vivo....
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- Spring '07