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Protein

Proteins Are the basic materials of every body cell. Body cells are constantly wearing out. As a result, they are continuously in need of replacement Of the six nutrients group, only proteins can make new cells rebuild tissue. By the age of 4 years, body protein content reaches the adult level of about 18% of body weight. An adequate supply of proteins in the daily diet is essential for the maintenance of health. The word protein is a Greek derivation and means “of first importance”. Composition...

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Protein

Effect of Protein Intake on Strength, Body Composition and Endocrine Changes in Strength/Power Athletes Introduction: Proteins are often called the building blocks of the body. Protein consists of combinations of structures called amino acids that combine in various ways to make muscles, bone, tendons, skin, hair, and other tissues. They serve other functions as well including nutrient transportation and enzyme production. Adequate, regular protein intake is essential because it isn’t easily...

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Protein

PROTEIN TRANSLATION 1. Initiation Translation To begin translation: large and small ribosomal subunit, along with the initiating tRNA, assembles onto the mRNA 2. Translation Elongation The next amino acyl-tRNA enters the ribosome at the A site The amino acid at the P site is transferred to the tRNA at the A site. The ribosome moves one codon farther along the mRNA, releasing the empty tRNA through the E (exit) site. The A site is free for the next incoming RNA. The cycle is repeated as the...

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Metabolism and Protein A Protein

Protein SCI/241 Protein A protein are organic compounds that made up of amino acids and are the building blocks of the cells in the body. Every cell in the body requires proteins to grow and repair themselves so these proteins are necessary for a healthy body and survival. Having so much protein can hurt your body so when you consume so much can get you sick and the right size of protein can keep you from getting sick. They’re five types of protein in everything that we eat. The largest class...

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Protein: Summary

TITLE: The Amount of Protein in Chicken Tissues over Cooked Various Periods of Time. ABSTRACT: In this lab, we are using a BioRad protein assay dye to determine the concentration of protein in our chicken. The dye binds to the amino acid residues, which allow us to find the concentration of protein (BioRad Protein Assay for Tissues). Our hypothesis was the longer chicken is cooked the less protein is available. To test our hypothesis, we made samples using our chicken and distilled water to determine...

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Protein Synthesis

Protein synthesis is one of the most fundamental biological processes. To start off, a protein is made in a ribosome. There are many cellular mechanisms involved with protein synthesis. Before the process of protein synthesis can be described, a person must know what proteins are made out of. There are four basic levels of protein organization. The first is primary structure, followed by secondary structure, then tertiary structure, and the last level is quaternary structure. Once someone understands...

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Protein Denaturation

Practical 3: Proteins Introduction: ‘Protein’ also an important food component, we commonly take in from our diet. In this experiment we have studied a certain property of protein, i.e., protein can be denatured by various factors. A. Denaturation of egg white Results: Egg white sample in water baths | Test tube | temperature | Observations | 1 | 60°C | Took 7minutes and 15 seconds to turn white and form white participate. | 2 | 80°C | Took 2minutes and 20 seconds to turn white...

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Protein Metabolism

Proteins play an important role in the human body. The DNA molecule controls the synthesis of proteins. The DNA contains genes which are sequences of nucleotides and bases. Proteins are used for growth and repair. Proteins are made up of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds. Firstly 'amino acid synthesis' is the set of biochemical processes by which the various amino acids are produced from other compounds. The substrates for these processes are various compounds in the organism's diet...

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Protein Synthesis

Sarah Khan Bivins-5th April 20th, 2013 Protein Synthesis Every day, you take in an abundance of different biomolecules; one of them being proteins. Have you ever wondered how proteins are made? They don't just grow from a tree or fall from the sky, they are made through a process called protein synthesis. Protein synthesis is broken up in two two steps: transcription and translation. Transcription starts inside the nucleus when the DNA is unzipped by helicase. Following that, the mRNA nucleotides...

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Protein Biochemistry

Lab 2: Internet Resources for Protein Biochemistry Part 1-1: A) Protein Accession Number = P00939 Name of Protein:  Full Name = Triosephosphate isomerase; Short Name=TIM Organism where the protein is found: Oryctolagus cuniculus = Rabbit Nuber of amino acids in the protein: AA = 248 B) * Amino Acid Sequence: >gi|136066|sp|P00939.1|TPIS_RABIT RecName: Full=Triosephosphate isomerase; Short=TIM;...

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