Examples of proteins with primary tertiary structure?

Discussion of all aspects of biological molecules, biochemical processes and laboratory procedures in the field.

Moderators: honeev, Leonid, amiradm, BioTeam

Post Reply
wertyusa
Garter
Garter
Posts: 1
Joined: Thu May 08, 2008 6:44 pm

Examples of proteins with primary tertiary structure?

Post by wertyusa » Thu May 08, 2008 7:02 pm

Hello!
Can someone give me any examples of proteins with primary structure?Does proteins like that exist into the organisms?Also I don't know examples for proteins with tertiary structure so I'd like to learn some.
I know that the keratin is a protein with secondary structure and hemoglobin is a protein with quaternary structure, but what about proteins with primary and tertiary structure(I think that the elastin is an example of a protein with tertiary structure, but I'm not sure).
So please help me, thanks!
Regards,

User avatar
mith
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 5345
Joined: Thu Jan 20, 2005 8:14 pm
Location: Nashville, TN
Contact:

Post by mith » Thu May 08, 2008 11:47 pm

My question to you is, are there any proteins without primary structure?
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
~Niebuhr

User avatar
MrMistery
Inland Taipan
Inland Taipan
Posts: 6832
Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2005 10:18 pm
Location: Romania(small and unimportant country)
Contact:

Post by MrMistery » Fri May 09, 2008 8:57 am

all proteins have a primary, a secondary and a tertiary structure. Some(not all) have a quaternary structure. you might want to look into what the terms mean.
"As a biologist, I firmly believe that when you're dead, you're dead. Except for what you live behind in history. That's the only afterlife" - J. Craig Venter

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests