There are a lot of proteins out there in the biological world. We’ve barely scratched the surface, so this mid-semester project will take you a little deeper into the nature of proteins.
Pick a protein that interests you and work through the following…
- Find an image of this protein’s function.
- How large is this protein? What kind of shape does it have?
- What are the different levels of protein structure like?
In the Climate Wisconsin video below, what connections to topics mentioned in chapter 3 of Biology can you spot?
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