Chapter_3_Study_Guide

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Chapter 3 Study Guide 1. How do amino acids polymerize? 2. Do proteins have directionality? 3. What is meant by primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structure? Based on your knowledge of the class as a whole, are proteins the only molecules with primary, secondary, tertiary, or quaternary structure? 4. What is an enzyme? 5. Why are enzymes important? 6. How do enzymes make reactions proceed faster? Be specific! What’s going on in the active site? 7. What is meant by the terms: Activation energy (Ea), Free energy change (ΔG),
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Unformatted text preview: and Reaction rate? 8. In regards to the above terms, what can enzymes change, and what cant they change? 9. What are the three steps of enzyme action? 10. What can ATP help do that enzymes cant? 11. What is competitive inhibition/control? Allosteric inhibition/control? 12. What is meant when we say an enzyme has high affinity for its substrate? Low affinity?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course BS 111 taught by Professor Patterson during the Fall '05 term at Michigan State University.

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