- Lesson 48.1: What is an amino acid?
- Lesson 48.2: What is a protein?
- Lesson 48.3: Draw a diagram to show how glycine and alanine combine to form a pe...
- Lesson 48.4: Imagine a protein molecule composed of 200 glycine molecules and 20...
- Lesson 48.5: Use the Internet to research amino acids. Describe three diff erent...
- Lesson 48.6: Describe how forming a peptide bond is like forming an ester from a...
Solutions for Chapter Lesson 48: Amino Acids and Proteins
Full solutions for Living by Chemistry | 2nd Edition
Instability that arises when a planar ring of continuously overlapping p orbitals contains 4n p electrons.
An alkane containing two rings that share two carbons
Covalent hydrides of boron. (Section 22.11)
The potential difference between the cathode and anode in an electrochemical cell; it is measured in volts: 1 V = 1 J>C. Also called electromotive force. (Section 20.4)
A technique by which compounds are separated from each other based on a difference in the way they interact with the medium (the adsorbent) through which they are passed.
The spreading of electron density over a larger volume of space.
The isotope of hydrogen whose nucleus contains a proton and a neutron: 2 1H. (Section 22.2)
Very weak intermolecular forces of attraction resulting from the interaction between temporary induced dipoles
A symbol used to show that structures on either side of it are resonance-contributing structures
Long-chain carboxylic acids.
The mixing of different types of atomic orbitals to produce a set of equivalent hybrid orbitals. (Section 9.5)
A term that refers to the rate of a reaction.
A form of lipid molecule that contains charged phosphate groups. (Section 24.9)
The ease with which the electron cloud of an atom or a molecule is distorted by an outside influence, thereby inducing a dipole moment. (Section 11.2)
A six-membered cyclic form of a monosaccharide.
The amount of time required for a compound to exit from a gas chromatograph.
The process by which water molecules move under high pressure through a semipermeable membrane from the more concentrated to the less concentrated solution. (Section 18.4)
Sanger dideoxy method
A method developed by Frederick Sanger for sequencing DNA molecules
Secondary structure of proteins
The ordered arrangements (conformations) of amino acids in localized regions of a polypeptide or protein
A mixture of substances that has a uniform composition; a homogeneous mixture. (Section 1.2)