biochem 001 the structure and function of large biological molecules part 2 (proteins carbohydrates
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where is chitin found?
in the exoskeletons of arthropods and in the cell walls of many fungi
what are the two parts that fats are composed of?
glycerol and fatty acids
a fatty acid consists of...
a carboxyl group attached to a long carbon skeleton
what is the structure of collagen?
collagen is a fibrous protein consisting of three polypeptides coiled like a rope
what is the structure of hemoglobin?
hemoglobin is a globular protein consisting of four polypeptides: two alpha and two beta chains
which disease is the result of a single amino acid substitution?
what physical and chemical conditions affect the structure of a protein?
pH, salt concentration, temperature, and other environmental factors
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