The disulfide bonds can then be reformed by oxidation

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Unformatted text preview: d, it tends to be hidden in the interior of a protein so that it is not exposed to the hydrophilic environment usually surrounding the protein. How does aspirin reduce the inflammatory response? The inflammatory response is triggered by the presence of the regulatory molecule prostaglandin, which is synthesized from a unique fatty acid, arachidonic acid, catalyzed by the enzyme prostaglanidin H2 synthase I. Aspirin transfers an acetyl group to a serine residue (amino acid) near the active site of this enzyme, and reduces its activity. Thus, in the presence of aspirin, less prostaglandin is synthesized, hence lower inflammatory responses. 10. 11. 12. 13. What is the major protein in hairs? The shape of hair is determined in part by the pattern of –S- S- bonds. How can curls be...
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