biology4 - Proteins Functions of Proteins-Control the rate...

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Proteins
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Functions of Proteins: -Control the rate of reactions -Regulate cell processes -Used to form bones and muscles -Transport substances into or out of cells -Help to fight diseases
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Elements Present: Special groups: Number of amino acids found in Nature : *carbon *hydrogen *oxygen *NITROGEN * Amine group (-NH2) * Carboxyl group (-COOH) ~
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What are the “building block” (monomers) needed to make a protein? Amino acids COOH NH 2
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Glue your copy of these amino acids onto the left side of your composition book.
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Circle Carboxyl Group Triangle Amine Group Star Center Carbon Square Hydrogen What’s left?
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There are thousands of different proteins in living organisms. What makes each protein different is the *order, *number, *kind, and of amino acids joined.
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What are the “building blocks” to make a protein? Peptide bond How much water would form if you joined 10 amino acids together?
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Chemical Reactions and Enzymes Chemical Reactions All chemical reactions occur at the same rate. True or False
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*Energy is absorbed or released whenever chemical bonds form or are broken.
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course BIO 4432 taught by Professor White during the Spring '11 term at Texas State.

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