Proteins IV: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary Structure


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How is the tertiary structure of protein different from that of a quaternary structure?

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1. Choose the structure that represents the order of amino acids in a protein.

2. Identify the secondary structure that is NOT held together by hydrogen bonds.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help gauge your understanding of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include proteins and amino acids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Understanding and identifying the tertiary structure of a protein
  • The order of amino acids in a protein
  • Secondary structures held together by hydrogen bonds
  • The 3-D structure of proteins
  • Breakdown of protein secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding amino acids and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Proteins IV: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary Structure, which covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the different structures of proteins
  • Define alpha helix, random coil, and beta sheet
  • Understand denaturation