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What is Calmodulin? - Definition & Structure

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_____ are short chain of amino acids.

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1. Removal of which part of the calmodulin molecule would impede its ability to bind calcium?

2. Interactions between calmodulin and other proteins are likely due to which component of this protein?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these assessments, you can find out how much you know about calmodulin. Questions will cover key subjects like a short chain of amino acids and the part of a calmodulin molecule that if removed would prevent its ability to bind to calcium.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following topics:

  • Source of interactions between calmodulin and other proteins
  • Calmodulin's protein category
  • Ion regulated by calmodulin

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of calmodulin and how it's connected to other proteins
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ion that's regulated by calmodulin
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the part of a calmodulin molecule that helps it bind to calcium and an example of a short chain of amino acids

Additional Learning

For more on calmodulin, you can read the lesson named What Is Calmodulin? - Definition & Structure. These key subjects will be covered:

  • The way homeostasis is maintained in the body
  • Substances that make calmodulin
  • Domains in a protein sequence
  • Affinity definition
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