Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 12
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Define the Following Terms as Related to Proteins : Primary Structure - Chemistry

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Define the following terms as related to proteins :

Primary structure

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Solution 1

Primary structure:

The primary structure of proteins refers to the sequence of amino acids held together by peptide bonds.

Solution 2

Primary structure: - The primary structure of protein refers to the specific sequence in which various amino acids are present in it, i.e., the sequence of linkages between amino acids in a polypeptide chain. The sequence in which amino acids are arranged is different in each protein. A change in the sequence creates a different protein.

Concept: Proteins - Classification of Amino Acids
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NCERT Class 12 Chemistry
Chapter 14 Biomolecules
Q 12.2 | Page 423
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