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Macromolecules - proteins Test

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6 Written Questions

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the substance an enzyme acts on
  2. The elements found in proteins are... (alphabetical order separated by comas)
  3. the region where an enzyme binds to its substrate
  4. any substance that speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction without being used or changed in the reaction is a ________.
  5. special proteins that act as biological catalysts to speed up chemical reactions that take place in cells

5 True/False Questions

  1. amylasethis is a protein used to digest starch.


  2. proteinsPolymers of molecules called amino acids


  3. essentialOur body makes 12 of the 20 required amino acids, however the other 8 are called ______________ amino acids because they must be obtained from the foods that we eat.


  4. amino acidsThe monomers of proteins are _________ _________.


  5. enzymesthese special proteins are involved in all life processes including digestion, energy storage, and release


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