What Is Elastin? - Definition & Explanation


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_____ are made of a sequence of amino acids.

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1. Elastin can be found in _____.

2. Proteins function based on their _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Elastin is an important component of anatomy. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its function as well as related terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the characteristics and function of:

  • Elastin
  • Elastin and age
  • Proteins
  • Amino acids
  • Where elastin is found

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on elastin and protein function
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what amino acids comprise
  • Making connections - use understanding of elastin in conjunction with age

Additional Learning

To learn more about elastin, review the accompanying lesson, What is Elastin? - Definition and Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the significance of proteins
  • Know where elastin is found
  • Understand the function of elastin