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Functions of Protein
Structual support, communication, membrane transport, catalysis, protection and recognition, movement, cellular adhesion
Cholesterol is the major steroid - makes tesosterone, bile acids, progesterone, estrogens, cortisol
you have phosphorus and nitrogen attached throughout the structure - 2 regions hydrophilic and hydrophobic
Primary structure of Protein
protein is a chain of substance that make protein amino acids - are the building block
Secondary structure of Protein
when you start putting chains of protein together and you combine the chains using hydrogen bonds
molecule consisting of 3 fatty acids tails combine to a glycerol backbone - primary function is energy although provides thermal insulation from cold, shock absorber for organs
prostaglandins are hormone messangers - play role in inflammation, blood clotting, hormone action, labor, and contractions
when you go from a highly folded protein and you add heat to it - ex. when you cook an egg
consist of 4 polypeptides chains - 2 identical alpha chains and 2 identical longer beta chains
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