What is Amino Acid Residue?


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What is a hydrophobic amino acid residue?

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1. Which type of amino acid will form a disulfide bridge?

2. What happens to the proteins in an egg when it is cooked?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you study science and chemistry, you will develop a deeper understanding of the function and purpose of amino acids, and this quiz has been created to test your knowledge about amino acid residue. Quiz questions will ask you about some definitions, but most of the questions require you to apply your knowledge about what happens to amino acid residue in different circumstances.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessment tools, you can gauge your knowledge of:

  • Hydrophobic amino acid residue
  • Formation of a disulfide bridge
  • Egg proteins when cooked
  • The residue of an amino acid
  • Protein structures formed by interactions between amino acid residues

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet give you the opportunity to enhance the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about disulfide bridge formation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as hydrophobic amino acid residue
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what happens to the proteins in an egg when it is cooked

Additional Learning

Discover more information about this topic with the connected lesson, What Is Amino Acid Residue? Within the lesson, you can easily find quiz question answers, and you can also review the following concepts:

  • Brief overview of proteins and amino acids
  • Polar and nonpolar residues
  • The purpose of different protein shapes