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Department
Biological Sciences
Course
BIOA02H3
Professor
Mary Olaveson
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 5-Macromolecules -ProteinsMonomer unit is amino acids -each protein has different functions, structural, organizational roles -Distinct amino acid composition, distinct order in which the amino acids are joined together in any individual molecule -3d dimensional shape to give functions to proteins Amino acid is very distinctive molecule, central carbon(considered a-semestric, four side chained attached to carbon, attached to central carbon) R-group, variable group attached to the carbon, different in every amino acid, while other three always remain the same Proteins- amino acids put together to form a polymer, carboxyl group of 1 amino acid--- peptide linkage for proteins to join two amino acids Strong covalenbt linkage holding both a
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