Unformatted text preview: What would happen to your peptide under oxidizing conditions? 7) Which of the two peptides absorbs light in the UV range? If both, which one would absorb more light? Why? 8) You realize that this peptide is very cool, because every amino acid can perform a different special task. What are they? 9) Which one of the two peptides is less likely to form an α-helix? Why? 10) What is the dihedral angle around the peptide bond? 11) Draw the structures of His and Trp. Why is His much more likely to be charged at neutral pH than Trp?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course BIOCHEM Biochem440 taught by Professor Dr.klevit during the Winter '09 term at University of Washington.
- Winter '09
- Amino Acids