Primary Structure of Protein: Definition & Overview


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_____ are changes made to a protein after it is translated. Are they considered primary protein structure?

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1. _____ is the name of the reaction that links two amino acids together during translation.

2. _____ is the process where _____ read _____ and create a protein.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of the primary structure of protein, known as the polypeptide chain. The questions on the quiz will test you on modifications, reactions, and translations relevant to the primary structure of proteins.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Changes made to a protein after it is translated
  • Reaction that links two amino acids during translation
  • Process of protein creation
  • Definition of primary protein structure

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 on the primary structure of protein from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of structure and bonding on the molecular level
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as primary protein structure
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding amino acids and translation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Primary Structure of Protein: Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the primary structure of protein
  • Define and differentiate between the pieces of a polypeptide chain
  • Describe the N- and C-terms
  • Understand reactions, modifications, and translations