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Proteins Proteins
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Proteins Proteins Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen and Nitrogen (Sulfur) 50% of the Dry Weight of Living Organisms Function: 1. Structure Hair, Fingernails, Cell Walls 2. Transport Hemoglobin 3. Regulatory Protein Hormones 4. Catalysis Enzymes 5. Locomotion Muscles
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Proteins… Proteins… Are polymers of amino acids(monomers) Peptide bonds (covalent bonds) join amino acids 20 different amino acids used to make all proteins Food and tissue proteins contain 20 amino acids of importance. 9 of these cannot be generated by the body and are therefore must come from diet Histidine, Isoleucine, Leucine, Lysine, Methionine, Phenylalanine, Theronine, Tryptophan, Valine amino acids, hence proteins, contain only C, H, O, N, S
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Generalized Amino Acid Structure Generalized Amino Acid Structure The Building Blocks of Proteins are Amino Acids.
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Levels of Organization Primary 1 - linear sequence - Peptide bonds Secondary 2 - folded sheet appearance
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2010 for the course BIOLOGY BIO-1B taught by Professor Dehaan during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley College.

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