Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Chemistry 438 - Spring 2011


Week 4

From the Exam 1 Study Guide:

Protein 3-D Structure, cont.

Globular Proteins, cont. :

Secondary Protein Structure

Disulfide bonds - when are they formed, what are they good for, do they help in folding (as process - no), extra - vs. intracellular proteins.

Supersecondary Structure/ Motifs.

Domains. Give examples to illustrate these concepts:

Be able to discuss a protein's structure in terms of hierachical levels and functional units/segments.

Structural Proteins: What's special about collagen:

Supramolecular Structures: Why quaternary structure? List and explain advantages.

Protein Folding:


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