Polypeptide structure

IB Biology: Polypeptide structure

Proteins are the second most common molecule after water. In this activity students learn how proteins are formed from amino acids. To explain the formation of a peptide bond it is important to understand chemical molecule diagrams and how they are often simplified. The twenty standard amino acids are introduced as well as the use of three letter and single letter abbreviations. The activity includes a fun polypeptide...


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