Flashcards in Lecture 2 Questions Deck (5)
At physiologic pH (7.4), what is the charge on the side chain of Glu? Of Arg?
In a soluble protein, would Leu would most likely be located on the inside or the outside of the folded protein? What if it were a membrane protein?
Inside; in the portion of the protein spanning the membrane
Make sure you can identify an alpha helix and a beta sheet in a diagram.
In the collagen alpha chain (see lecture powerpoint), what amino acid repeats every third position? Why is it special? (from Flashcards)
Gly; fits into the small space because it only has H for a sidechain