Biochemistry - Structure and Properties of Amino Acids

Exercise :: Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Section 1

  • Structure and Properties of Amino Acids - Section 1
6. 

Molecules that bear charged groups of opposite polarity are known as

A. zwitterions
B. ambions
C. ion conversion
D. amphions

Answer: Option A

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7. 

What is the product of the catabolic breakdown of Arginine?

A. Alpha-ketoglutarate
B. Fumarate
C. Oxaloacetate
D. Succinate

Answer: Option A

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8. 

Which amino acids would most likely reside in the membrane-anchoring domain of a membrane embedded protein?

A. Isoleucine, valine and phenylalanine
B. Phenylalanine, valine, and aspartate
C. Leucine, threonine, and lysine
D. Lysine, arginine and histidine

Answer: Option A

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9. 

An essential amino acid is one that

A. is essentially easy to synthesize
B. is essential to flagella motion
C. the body cannot synthesize
D. the body can synthesize under essential conditions

Answer: Option C

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10. 

D-Alanine and L-Alanine are technically known as

A. anomers
B. enantiomers
C. epimers
D. polymer

Answer: Option B

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