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Chapter 16, Problem 16E
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What is primary structure in proteins? What kinds of interactions or bonds hold a protein’s primary structure together?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The primary structure of proteins is to be defined and the types of interactions or bonds that hold the structure together are to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Proteins are long chains of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds. They act as the building blocks of the body and are used in many vital processes of the body.

The protein structure can be characterized into four categories: primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary.

Explanation of Solution

The primary structure of a protein is established by the number, kind, and sequence of amino acids.

The example of primary structure in proteins is Gly-Val-Ala-Asp, which is a short polypeptide comprised of four diffe...

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