BIOL1401 Plant Cell Powerpoint

BIOL1401 Plant Cell Powerpoint - Chemical Components of...

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Chemical Components of Cells Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids
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Proteins, Polypeptides, and Amino Acids Polypeptides  are composed of chains of amino acids. Each amino acid is composed of: o Amino group (-NH2) o Carboxyl group (-COOH) o R group - can vary from one hydrogen to a complex ring R groups are distinctive for each of 20 amino acids.
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Proteins, Polypeptides, and Amino Acids v Polypeptide Structure Primary Structure  Sequence of amino acids  fastened together by peptide  bonds Secondary Structure  Formation of an alpha helix or  of pleated sheets due to  hydrogen bonding between  amino acids
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Proteins, Polypeptides, and Amino Acids v Polypeptide Structure Tertiary Structure Further coiling or folding  maintained by interactions  among R groups Quaternary Structure  Association of more than one  polypeptide to form a single  functional protein
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Protein functions v Storage protein, seeds, storage organ, potato tuber v ribosomal protein v Enzyme & ribozyme
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Nucleic Acids v Nucleic Acid : (C, H, O, N , P ) . v
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BIOL1401 Plant Cell Powerpoint - Chemical Components of...

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