Protein Structure And Function

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Protein Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    ______ different amino acids, but common structure.
  • 3. 
    Amino functional group: _____
  • 4. 
    _____ functional group – NH2
  • 5. 
    Carboxyl functional group:______
  • 6. 
    ______ functional group – COOH
  • 7. 
    _________: How small organic molecules link together to form larger units
  • 8. 
    Small subunits, or ________, link to form polymers.
  • 9. 
    Small subunits, or monomers, link to form ________.
  • 10. 
    Polymerization is the process of linking _______ together
  • 11. 
    Polymerization
    • A. Condensation Reaction
    • A.
    • B. Condensation reaction
    • B.
    • C. Hydrolysis reaction
    • C.
    • D. Hydrolysis reaction
    • D.
  • 12. 
    Bond forms between _____ group of one amino acid and amino group of another.
  • 13. 
    Bond forms between carboxyl group of one _____ _____ and amino group of another.
  • 14. 
    _____ bond are the C-N bonds between amino acids.
  • 15. 
    Electron sharing creates unusually______ bond.
  • 16. 
    Peptide bonds stiff and unable to _____.
  • 17. 
    Linked amino acids create _____.
  • 18. 
    ______: Required for many cell functions.
  • 19. 
    Specialized proteins _______, or speed up, chemical reactions.
  • 20. 
    ______: protein that functions as catalyst
  • 21. 
    _____  antibodies attack and destroy viruses and bacteria
  • 22. 
    _____ proteins responsible for cellular movement.
  • 23. 
    _____: carry and receive chemical messages from cell to cell
  • 24. 
    Match:
    • A. Structure
    • A.
    • B. Transport
    • B.
    • C. Structure
    • C.
    • D. Transport
    • D.
  • 25. 
    Protein function is based upon _____.
  • 26. 
    Four basic levels of organization: ______, ______, _____, and ______.
  • 27. 
    Primary structure: Unique sequence of ____ ____.
  • 28. 
    Change of one amino acid in ______ can change shape of protein
  • 29. 
    Change in shape = change in ______
  • 30. 
    ______ is spontaneous in most proteins
  • 31. 
    Improperly folded proteins, called _______, can be disease-causing agents