PROTEINS

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Subject:
Chemistry
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PROTEINS

What exactly are proteins?Molecules of any class of nitrogenous organic compounds that contain large molecules made of one or more long chain of amino acids and are essential of all living organisms.Proteins are a dietary component for many living things.

1. Collagen2. Insulin3. Antibody

Common kinds of Proteins

Proteins

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Structure

Foods

Amino Acids- organic compounds made of amine and carboxylic acid functional groups.Enzymes- big biological molecules that are responsible for thousands of metabolic processes that sustain life.Macromolecules- molecules containing large numbers of atoms, sch as proteins, nucleic acid, or synthetic polymer.

Key Terms

-Proteins contain carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and sometimes sulphur.-Amino acids are joined together by peptide bonds formed by condensation reactions.-The Biuret test can be used to see if proteins are present.

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