Essays Tagged: "Peptide"

Proteins, their uses, structure etc.

rom the Greek proteios, or 'primary', is described as being a large number of amino acids linked by peptide bonds. They are the basis of living organisms account for over 50% of the dry weight of huma ... each combined of hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and occasionally sulphur. The amino acids form peptide bonds between each other, thus forming a polypeptide chain. The huge number of possible amin ...

(3 pages) 116 1 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Enzyme Summary

and function.The secondary structure is a regular, repeated, coiling and folding of a protein's polypeptide backbone. This folding is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between peptide linkages. These secti ... kbone. This folding is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between peptide linkages. These sections of polypeptide chains are repeatedly coiled or folded into patterns that add to the protein's overall confo ...

(3 pages) 93 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Testing for Biomolecules

rsCarbohydrates, SugarsDisaccharidesMonomers:Amino acidsNucleotidesPhosphateMonosaccharidesPolymers:Peptide, Oligopeptide, Polypeptide, ProteinNucleic acid, i.e. DNA, RNAOligosaccharide, Polysaccharid ... perform a variety of functions, but they are all made from cholesterol.Simple amines or amino acids.Peptides or proteins.Amino acidsAmino acids are molecules that contain both amino and carboxylic aci ...

(6 pages) 56 1 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic compounds that compose the human body

the R group. The R group confers the unique physical and chemical properties of each amino acid. A peptide bond links the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another, yielding a ... f one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another, yielding a polymer of amino acids called a polypeptide. Primary structure is the unique genetically coded sequence of amino acids within a protein. ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

General Features of Protiens

is the unique genetically coded sequence of amino acids within a protein. Amino acids are bonded by peptide bond which links the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another, yield ... p of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another, yielding a polymer of amino acid called polypeptide. The polypeptide varies greatly in length from a few to thousand amino acid and has a amino ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Proteins And Carbohydrates

tions that now occur in nature. A protein is an organic compound composed of one or more polypeptide chains. A carbohydrate is a molecule of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen mostly in a 1:2:1 ratio ... nd an "R" group. Proteins in a primary state are a sequence of amino acids along a polypeptide chain. DNA is a protein in primary state.The secondary structure of protein is a coiled patt ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology HSC Syllabus - Maintaining A Balance (All Dot Points Answered)

-Chemical composition of enzymes:All enzymes are made of proteinProteins consist of one or more polypeptide chain.These are composed of long chains of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds-Stru ... ong chains of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds-Structure of enzymes:In enzymes, the polypeptide chain is folded into a 3-dimensional globular shapePart of the enzyme is called the active s ...

(25 pages) 85 0 4.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Tim The Tool

Chromatographic Techniques By Big Jim The first step in determining the amino acid sequence of our peptide was to find the length of the peptide by a process called titration. Basically this process ... In one of them the formalin solution is added, to another add a certain amount of the unhydrolyzed peptide, and then in the last one add a certain amount of the hydrolyzed peptide solution. To all of ...

(2 pages) 1658 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

C-peptide as a Means of Measuring Insulin

NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UKTitle: Stability and Reproducibility of a Single- Sample Urinary C-Peptide/Creatine Ratio and its Correlation with 24-h Urinary C-peptide.IntroductionThe research is a ... peptide.IntroductionThe research is a clinical and correlation experiment to determine how stable C-peptide is in urine. For every One C-peptide produced, there is an equal amount of insulin molecule ...

(3 pages) 1506 0 5.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Proteins

IntroductionProteins are polypeptides, which are made up of many amino acids linked together as a linear chain. The structure of ... mensional structure. The (3D) structures arise because particular sequences of amino acids in a polypeptide chain fold to generate, from linear chains, compact domains with specific structures. The fo ... four distinct stages, i.e., activation of the amino acid that ultimately will be joined together by peptide bonds; initiation

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

proteins

s function. Proteins can be either Fibrous which is when the protein consists of long insoluble polypeptide chains or Globular which describes a round protein containing a number of polypeptide chains ... of organisation which are distinguished from one another by the degree of complexity within the polypeptide chain.The first of which being the Primary structure which consists of a sequence of amino a ...

(3 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Malignant Melenoma

(16 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology