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Disulfide Bonds - disulfide bonds • The cytoplasm has a...

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Disulfide Bonds The oxidation of adjacent free sulfhydryl (SH) groups will form disulfide (S-S) bonds. Sulfhydryl (SH) groups are found in cysteine residues. The endoplasmic reticulum ER has oxidizing enzymes that form
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Unformatted text preview: disulfide bonds. • The cytoplasm has a reducing environment. • Disulfide bonds are covalent in nature and therefore have a bonding strength of 90 kcal/mole both in a vacuum and in water....
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