How can genetic mutuation destroy the protein's function?
Primary structure, the amino acid sequence, affects the secondary structure, which affects the tertiary structure, which affects the quaternary structure (if any). In short, the amino acid sequence affects the shape of the protein, and the function of a protein depends on its shape....
Asked in Ecosystems
How does acid rain affect water?
Acid rain affects the environment more that it affects the weather. Acid rain is created by hazardous chemicals that get trapped in the atmosphere mixing with the natural weather pattern. When the rain does fall with the chemicals, it pollutes water, destroys trees and harms wildlife. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Acids and Bases
What is the scientific symbol for muriatic acid?
Muriatic acid (HCl) is a corrosive acid that can cause various problems is consumed. Depending on the amount inhaled, the side-affects can range from burning and scarring to permanent damage of mucus membranes in the respiratory organs and intestines. Note: use extreme caution when experimenting with muriatic acid because the harmful affects it has are not worth playing with. ...
What are the adverse affects of excess carbonic acid in the human body?
Carbonic acid is a part of your body's exchange of oxygen and CO2. Carbonic acid will be lethal. See carbonic anhydase and carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. ...
Asked in Rain and Flooding, Air Pollution, Forests
How does acid rain affects the rainforest?
As included in the name, acid rains contain various types of acids. Some of these are sulfuric acid and nitric acid. When acid rains are occurred in rain forests, the acids may cause harm to the plant life as well as the animal life. ...