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Polypeptides

(noun) Plural form of polypeptide.

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Amino acids can be linked together in varying sequences to form a vast variety of proteins. Twenty amino acids are naturally incorporated into polypeptides and are called proteinogenic or standard amino acids. These 20 are encoded by the universal genetic code. Nine standard amino acids are ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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The Four Macromolecules

1- this carbohydrate tastes great in coffee, 2- the lipids go well with toast or can be used to fry the eggs, 3- the eggs are rich in polypeptides, 4- nucleic acids are in each cell: one kind lives in the nucleus and organelles while another one travels around...

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by Cat
Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:04 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The Four Macromolecules
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The Four Macromolecules

... have to find out what the four macromolecules are and give examples of each. I figured out that the four macromolecules are carbohydrates, lipids, polypeptides and nucleic acids but I can't find examples of any of them. If anyone knows anything about this subject can you please help me? Thanks :)

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by luvinpurple
Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:04 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The Four Macromolecules
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Views: 2788

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... efflux of the tetracycline. As far as ribosomal protection is concerned the book goes on The ribosomal protection proteins are all polypeptides …. These proteins interact with the ribosome, making it insensitive to tetracycline inhibition. |The exact mode of interaction of these ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Explain why Genetic Code is called "Rosetta Stone" of life?

... code on DNA that becomes the codon on messenger RNA that is used to produce amino acids. The amino acids are linked by dehydration synthesis into polypeptides and proteins. 2.) The three letter codons code for the same amino acid in all living organisms. In providing the amino acids that each ...

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by baffled0s2dent
Wed May 30, 2012 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Explain why Genetic Code is called "Rosetta Stone" of life?
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