Learning Objectives Ch1-5 Exam 1

14 explain what determines protein structure and why

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Unformatted text preview: the physical and chemical properties of the R group. 14. Explain what determines protein structure and why it is important. 15. Explain how the primary structure of a protein is determined. 16. Name two types of secondary protein structure. Explain the role of hydrogen bonds in maintaining secondary structure. 17. Explain how weak interactions and disulfide bridges contribute to tertiary protein structure. 18. List four conditions under which proteins may be denatured. 19. List the major components of a nucleotide, and describe how these monomers are linked to form a nucleic acid. 20. Distinguish between: a. pyrimidine and purine b. ribose and deoxyribose c. 5’ end and 3’ end of a nucleotide 21. Briefly describe the three-dimensional structure of DNA. 22. 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.

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