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What element is essential for protein formation?
What kind of polymerisation are proteins made from?
What kind of link do proteins contain?
The amide / peptide link
What are the two types of proteins?
Fibrous and globular
What are fibrous proteins like? Give an example
- Fibrous proteins are long and thin.
- Examples include hair, nails and skin
What are globular proteins like? Give an example
- Globular proteins are more spherical in shape.
- Examples include enzymes, hormones and haemoglobin
What are essential amino acids?
Amino acids that your body cannot make so ones that you must have in your diet
Enzymes are p_____?
An enzyme is specific because of its...?
What happens at the wrong temperature or pH to an enzyme?
It becomes denatured (loses its shape)
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