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Unformatted text preview: the physical and chemical properties of the R group.
Explain what determines protein structure and why it is important.
Explain how the primary structure of a protein is determined.
Name two types of secondary protein structure. Explain the role of hydrogen bonds in
maintaining secondary structure.
Explain how weak interactions and disulfide bridges contribute to tertiary protein
List four conditions under which proteins may be denatured.
List the major components of a nucleotide, and describe how these monomers are linked
to form a nucleic acid.
a. pyrimidine and purine
b. ribose and deoxyribose
c. 5’ end and 3’ end of a nucleotide
Briefly describe the three-dimensional structure of DNA.
Explain how DNA or protein comparisons may allow us to assess evolutionary
relationships between species.
Application example: you may be given examples of macromolecules and asked to identify their
properties or explain their behaviors. You may also be given real life phenomena and be
expected to solve problems....
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course BIOL 1301 taught by Professor Rasmus during the Fall '08 term at University of Houston - Downtown.
- Fall '08