Answer in complete sentences on a separate sheet of paper.
- What elements are found in proteins?
- Define amino acid, protein, peptide, polypeptide.
- Describe the basic building blocks of proteins.
- What functional groups are in all proteins?
- Compare and contrast functional groups and amino acid R (or side) groups.
- How can there be so many hundreds of thousands of proteins with just the 20 amino acids ?
- Describe a positive test for proteins using Biuret's solution.