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1: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Non-Enzymatic Proteins

This biochemistry set covers amino acid properties, protein structure and functions, and relevant laboratory procedural concepts

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An element of secondary structure, marked by clockwise coiling of amino acids around a central axis.
Amino Acid
A dipolar compound containing an amino group (-NH₂) and a carboxyl group (-COOH).
/β/-Pleated Sheet
An element of secondary structure, marked by peptide chains lying alongside one another, forming rows or strands.
Conjugated Protein
A protein that derives part of its function from covalently attached molecules (prosthetic groups).
Disulfide Bond
A covalent interaction between the<br/>-SH groups of two cysteine residues; an element of tertiary and quaternary structure.
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