Biochemistry - Water, pH and Macromolecules - Discussion

Discussion :: Water, pH and Macromolecules - Section 1 (Q.No.14)


If protein is made exclusively from nonpolar amino acids, then it will this protein interact with water?

[A]. be repelled by water
[B]. It will be attracted to water
[C]. It will form a membrane in water
[D]. It will act as a buffer and stabilize the pH

Answer: Option A


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Yuvapriya said: (Apr 3, 2014)  
The non polar amino acids are generally hydrophobic in nature. Due to this they will be repelled by water.

Caleb Kiprotich said: (Mar 13, 2018)  
Hydrophobic effect observed the tendency of nonpolar substances to aggregate in aqueous solution and exclude water molecules.

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