BIL 150_09-25-08

BIL 150_09-25-08 - Hydrogen bonds, hydrophobic and...

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BIL 150 – Sep 25 th   Start:  http://fig.cox.miami.edu/~cmallery/150/protein/proteinsb.htm#ten o Secondary Level – started by Linus Paulin Alpha helix Beta-pleated sheet It is due to the hydrogen bonding of amino acids to each other o Tertiary level Results from the amino acids with the local environment Constantly changing according to the local envronment Involves weak forces:
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Unformatted text preview: Hydrogen bonds, hydrophobic and hydrophilic interactions Some stronger bonds Ionic bonds and disulfide bridges (covalent bond) Met and Cys contain sulfur o Quarternary Level Individual polypeptides assembling themselves into a three-dimensional space o Summary of all four levels Enzyme o Primary function: service as a catalyst o...
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