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Unformatted text preview: Amino:-NH2 Carbonyl:-C=O Carboxyl:-COOH Hydroxyl:-OH Methyl:-CH3 Phosphoryl:-PO3 2-Name_____________________________________________________ Quiz 2 8. What do V max and K M each represent? V max : The reaction rate when all active sites on an enzyme are occupied K M : The equilibrium constant when an enzyme works at half of its maximum capacity. 9. Draw the structure of a generic amino acid, using “R” instead of a specific side chain. 10. List the 1-letter abbreviations for the following amino acids: Aspartic acid: D Lysine: K Serine: S Glycine: G Tryptophan: W Signature: ______________________________________________________________________...
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- Spring '11
- cell biology, generic amino acid