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NS 10 Spring 2011 Ben O. de Lumen SQ Lecture 8 Proteins 1 Question number refers to Slide number in the PowerPt lecture 2. What are the monomeric components of CHO, lipds and proteins? 3. What 3 functional groups are similar in all amino acids and what functional group distinguishes an amino acid? 4. The polypeptide chain determines the shape of a protein. Give an example of the critical role of shape in the function of a protein. 5. What are the steps in protein synthesis? Where do these steps happen in the cell? What molecules are involved in protein synthesis? 7. Using Table 6.5 , give two examples each of foods that are high, intermediate and low in protein. 9. Distinguish an essential from a non-essential amino acid. 10. Define protein quality. Why are animal proteins considered complete while plant
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Unformatted text preview: proteins are incomplete? 11. What is protein complementation? Give a specific example. 12. What are the benefits of eating plant foods? 13. & 14. Give 2 ecological benefits of eating plant foods. 16. Describe briefly and precisely how proteins are digested and absorbed. 17. What is protein turnover? Do all proteins have similar half-lives? 18. What is an amino acid pool? What are the uses of amino acids from the pool? 19. What is the first chemical step in amino acid utilization? Once deaminated, where do these amino acids go to? 20. Under what physiological conditions are proteins broken down to generate ATP? When are amino acids converted to fatty acids? 21 & 22. Give 6 functions of proteins, citing specific examples....
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