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midterm_2_answers - 1 In an aqueous solution protein...

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1. In an aqueous solution, protein conformation is determined by two major factors.One is the formation of the maximum number of hydrogen bonds.What is the other more important factor? A) formation of the maximum number of hydrophilic interactions. B) maximization of ionic interactions. C) minimization of entropy by the formation of a water solvent shell around the protein. D) placement of hydrophobic amino acid residues within the interior of the protein. E) placement of polar amino acid residues around the exterior of the protein. 2. Choose the one true or false statement? 3. Determining the precise arrangement of atoms within a large protein is possible only through the use of: 4. Which of the following best fills in this blank? The subunit interface in a multisubunit protein largely consists of ______ amino acid side chains.
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5. Which of the following statements concerning protein domains is true? A) They are a form of secondary structure. B) They are examples of structural motifs. C) They may retain their correct shape even when separated from the rest of the protein. D) They have been found only in prokaryotic proteins. E) They consist of separate polypeptide chains (subunits). 6. How does the native structure of a protein differ from the denatured state?
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