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Unformatted text preview: o Molecules in phospholipid later are not bonded, just touching each other Membrane • Channel • Receptors Proteins • Long chains of amino acids • Side chain: combination of C H and sometimes O N or S determines the ID of the amino acid Formation of a peptide bond (condensation reaction) Protein of structure • Primary structure: sequence of amino acids • Secondary structure: three-dimensional arrangement of chains (alpha helix and beta sheet) and random coil • Tertiary structure: spatial relationships of amino acid units...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course CHEM 004 taught by Professor Zysmilich during the Spring '06 term at GWU.
- Spring '06