Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (100)
what causes a protein to denature?
extreme heat or pH
the different structures of proteins are held together by what type of bonds?
non amino acid moiety of a conjugated protein?
what are the functions of proteins? (7)
recognition & protection
-lower activation energy
-break covalent bonds between monomers in substrate
cofactor vs coenzyme
cofactor: inorganic; induce a change in enzyme shape to activate active site
coenzyme: organic; accept electrons from an enzyme and transfer to another enzyme
3 components of nucleotides
1 or more phosphate groups
adenine (nitrogenous base)
phosphate groups (3)
Where does ATP hold its energy
in covalent bonds