This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Secondary: Alpha-helix, beta-pleated sheet. Coiling and foding due to hydrogen bonds Tertiary: 3D shape due to bonding of the R groups Frst time protein can function Quaternary structure: (optional level) 2 or more folded polypetides. Denaturation: when a protein is destroyed due to pH, salt, heat, and chemicals Chaperonins- protein folding helper Enzymes: catalysts that speed up chemical reactions Nucleic Acids: (C H O N P) Composed of DNA and RNA DNA: code of life to the cell. it carries out codes for life RNA: protein syntehsis made of nitrogeneous bases, phosephate group, and a 5 carbon sugar pyrimidines C,T,U Purines A,G...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BSC 2010 taught by Professor Bowes during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '08