Week 5 vocab
Activation energy the minimum quantity of energy that the reacting species must possess in order to
undergo a specified reaction.
Allosteric enzyme regulation - is the regulation of a protein by binding an effector molecule at a site
Acid- a chemical substance that neutralizes alkalis, dissolves some metals, and turns litmus
red; typically, a corrosive or sour-tasting liquid of this kind.
Base - a substance capable of reacting with an acid to form a salt and water, or (more broadly)
Week 2 Vocab
Base Pair -a pair of complementary bases in a double-stranded nucleic acid molecule, consisting
of a purine in one strand linked by hydrogen bonds to a pyrimidine in the other.
alpha helix - a common secondary structure of proteins and is a r
Vocab Week 6
Chapter 13 vocab
ORI( origin of
Mysoin - a fibrous protein that forms (together with actin) the contractile filaments of muscle
cells and is also involved in motion in other types of cells.
Actin - a protein that forms (together with myosin) the contractile filaments of muscle