The Science of Nutrition Study Set 1

Nutrition

Quiz 6 :

Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues

Quiz 6 :

Proteins: Crucial Components of All Body Tissues

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Imagine your body is in the process of building a protein and finds that the supply of tryptophan is the smallest in relation to the body's need. In this case, tryptophan is considered to be the:
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Carlos has a burrito with beans and rice for dinner. He has used the ________ to ensure he is getting a complete protein.
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The specific function of a protein is determined by its:
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Which part of an individual amino acid distinguishes it from other amino acids?
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The process of transferring the amine group from one amino acid to another is called:
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A complete protein:
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The part of the protein molecule that carries nitrogen is the:
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A genetic mutation can alter the protein being produced by changing:
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Oligopeptides are a string of ________ amino acids.
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Which of the following amino acids is essential?
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Amino acids are joined together by which specific bond?
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Two amino acids are joined together by a peptide bond to form a dipeptide. What is the by-product of this process?
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Foods that can be combined to provide all nine essential amino acids are called:
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What element makes protein different from carbohydrate and fat?
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How many amino acids are considered to be essential?
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Which of the following foods is a source of complete proteins?
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Protein digestion begins in the:
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In some cases, cooking a food can prevent an allergic reaction to the offending protein. Why might this be?
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The sequential order of the amino acids is called the:
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The side chain of an amino acid is often referred to as the ________ group.
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