BuyFindarrow_forward

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundati...

9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337399425
Textbook Problem
1 views

. Describe the secondary structure of the protein collagen.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Interpret secondary structure of protein collagen.

Concept Introduction:

Protein is a long chain of polypeptide in which numbers of amino acids are linked to each other to produce a structure known as protein.

Each amino acid consists of carboxyl end and amino group which are joined through peptide linkage to produce dipeptide, tripeptide and polypeptide according to number of amino acids linked to each other.

Explanation

Collagen is a protein present in extracellular spaces of different connective tissues. The collagen is mainly the secondary structure of protein which is found in striated muscles to provide extra strength. It makes total of 25 to 35 % of body protein.

Collagen or secondary structure of protein consists of alpha helix and beta pleated structure...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 21 Solutions

Show all chapter solutions add

Additional Science Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions add

What distinguishes an element from a compound? Can a compound also be an element?

General Chemistry - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

Fried banana or vegetable snack chips make a healthy everyday snack choice for vegetarians. T F

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Standalone book (MindTap Course List)

Define and compare the terms ester hydrolysis and saponification.

Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry

Complete each reaction.

Organic Chemistry

Two capacitors give an equivalent capacitance of 9.00 pF when connected in parallel and an equivalent capacitan...

Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Technology Update (No access codes included)

Are tides always shallow-water waves? Are they ever in deep water?

Oceanography: An Invitation To Marine Science, Loose-leaf Versin