Polypeptide Chain: Definition, Structure & Synthesis


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What is the connection between a polypeptide chain and a protein?

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1. What is the relationship between a protein and its amino acid sequence?

2. How are polypeptide chains made?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Information related to polypeptide chains is covered by this quiz. You'll also find questions that deal with other types of molecules.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Put together what you know about this subject to answer questions involving:

  • The relationship between proteins and amino acids
  • Making polypeptide chains
  • Molecule size

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz to get the practice you need in these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on polypeptide chains
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast molecules from the lesson, such as proteins and polypeptide chains
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained to determine the validity of statements about molecules

Additional Learning

What other information would you like to learn about polypeptide chains? With the lesson entitled Polypeptide Chain: Definition, Structure & Synthesis, you'll be able to educate yourself about:

  • Amino acid structure
  • Polypeptide chain formation
  • The longest known protein