Asked in Elements and Compounds
Are glycerol and protein in the same organic group?
While both are organic molecules, glycerol has everything to do with lipids and proteins are in their 'own league'. ...
Asked in Biology, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry
What is the function of EDTA during protein extraction?
glycerol increases the stabilization of the protein by decreasing the surface tension of water ...
Is glycerol protein?
No. Glycerol is merely a three Carbon chain with an -OH (alcohol) group on each of these three Carbons = HO-CH2-OH-CH-CH2-OH. The opportunities for "expansion" of this molecule are at least extensive. ...
Asked in Genetics, Plastics and Polymers
Are proteins polymers of glycerol?
Proteins are polymers of amino acids. Another name for protein is polypeptide. They are made of many (poly = many) amino acids joined together by peptide bonds. (Glycerol and fatty acids are the monomers of lipids) ...