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Four types of Proteins?

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by pbmason, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. pbmason

    pbmason Junior Member
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    What are teh four types of Proteins? Thanks
     
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  3. fancymylotus

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    uhhhh...sure you dont mean four types of protein structures? primary secondary tertiary quarternary?
     
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    you're being vague. there are many more than 4 proteins...

    simple proteins (only amino acids), scleroproteins (structural), mucoproteins (bound to carbs), albumin/globulins (globular, enzymes), lipoproteins (bound to lipids) just to name a few.
     
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    Conjugated proteins(protein + nonprotein), nucleoproteins(protein wrapping the nucleic acid ex: histamine), metalloproteins(protein with metal ion), and chromoproteins(protein with pigment molecule).
    That makes the 9 protein types.
    As to protein structure

    primary-AA(amino acid) sequence
    secondary-folding
    tertiary-more folding on top of the secondary
    quaternary-two or more amino acid sequences interacting ex: hemoglobin
     
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    pork
    chicken
    beef
    lamb

    :laugh:
     
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    You could also be referring to the 4 organic molecule types
    Protein
    Carbohydrates
    Lipids and fats
    Nucleic Acids(DNA, and RNA)
     
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    You forgot FISH !!!
     
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    AND TURKEY!!
     
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    Egg whites. :)
     
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    uh oh, lol
     
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    Talk about smearing a thread :scared:
     

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