Peptide Bond: Definition, Formation & Structure


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Which of the following chemical groups is important in the formation of a peptide bond?

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1. Peptide bond formation is endergonic, which means:

2. The process of making a molecule through bonding many smaller units is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will help you test your understanding of the vital peptide bond structures and formations. The questions on the quiz will test you on the chemical groups involved in peptide bonds and the meaning of endergonic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The chemical groups associated with peptide bonds
  • Endergonic reactions and their effect on the bonds produced
  • The bonding process where smaller units are made into a molecule

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the formations and structures of peptide bonds
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the concept of chemical bonding to better grasp peptide bonds
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the bonding process to form molecules

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Peptide Bond: Definition, Formation & Structure. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the relevant concepts, including macromolecules and peptide bond formation
  • Describe carboxyl groups and dipeptides
  • Define keratin and collagen