Protein Molecules: Functions, Structure & Examples


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Amino acids are made up of which atoms?

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1. The specific number and sequence in which amino acids are linked represent which level of structure of a protein?

2. The final shape of a protein molecule is called its _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Do you know what type of atoms make up amino acids? How about what the final shape of a protein molecule is called? You'll need to correctly answer these and other questions in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that you can answer questions on the topics below:

  • Which level of protein structure involves the number and sequence of linked amino acids
  • What antibodies do
  • Name for a chain of amino acids joined by peptide bonds

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on protein molecules
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about protein structure and correctly interpret the different levels of it
  • Information recall remember what you've learned about the composition of amino acids

Additional Learning

Whenever you want to learn more, check out the lesson called Protein Molecules: Functions, Structure & Examples. Some of the topics covered in this lesson are listed below:

  • What protein is
  • Organic molecules
  • How many different amino acids there are
  • Diagrams of protein molecule structure
  • What collagen and elastin are