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General Organic and Biochemistry Study Set 1

Chemistry

Quiz 18 :

Protein Structure and Function

Quiz 18 :

Protein Structure and Function

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The properties of amino acids and the proteins they compose are based on the nature of their side chain group.Which term best classifies the side chain of the amino acid phenylalanine? img
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C

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What is the term for the state of a protein when its organized structure has become completely disorganized?
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D

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What two functional groups characterize the amino acids found in human proteins?
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A

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What protein is the oxygen storage protein of the skeletal muscles?
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Which of the statements concerning protein structure is NOT true?
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Tuftsin is a tetrapeptide that stimulates and promotes the destruction of tumor cells.What is meant by the term tetrapeptide?
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What disease results from a deficiency of vitamin C?
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What is meant by the "quaternary structure" of a protein?
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The amino acid 5-hydroxylysine is found in collagen.Which of the following represents the structure of this unusual amino acid? img
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What term is used to describe the amino acid that has the free carboxylate group in a peptide?
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Which of the following statements concerning sickle cell anemia is FALSE?
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What is meant by the "tertiary structure" of a protein?
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Consider the following forms of the amino acid alanine (Ala).Which statement concerning these structures is FALSE? img
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What are the two most common types of secondary structure found in proteins?
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Hemoglobin and glycoproteins are two examples of proteins that contain a prosthetic group.What is a prosthetic group?
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Tuftsin is a peptide that stimulates and promotes the destruction of tumor cells.Its primary structure is shown below.Which of the following is NOT a valid interpretation of its primary structure? Thr-Lys-Pro-Arg
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Proteins are long chains of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds.Which of the following properly depicts the peptide bond formed between two generic amino acids?
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Which term best describes the relationship between L-alanine and D-alanine?
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Which structural protein is found in bone, tendon, and skin?
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Which of the following is a structural protein?
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