What are the subunits of protein?

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The subunits of proteins are called amino acids. Amino acid molecules are smaller than protein molecules and are inside of the protein molecules.

Amino acids are joined together by peptide bonds where the -COOH group and the -NH2 group of two consecutive amino acids bond with the loss of a water molecule. The sequence of the amino acids make up the primary structure of the protein.

There are proteins composed of one long polypeptide chain (which means lots of amino acids linked). There are also proteins, like hemoglobin, which are made up of two or more polypeptide chains, joined together.
For example, "tetramer" refers to a protein with four subunits, or four different polypeptide chains.
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What are subunits of proteins?

Amino Acids =] Proteins are the building blocks of the human body, and are made up of smaller molecules called amino acids.

What are the subunits of Proteins?

The subunits of proteins are called amino acids . Amino acid molecules are smaller than protein molecules and are inside of the protein molecules. Amino acids are joined t

What subunits make up proteins?

Proteins are amino acids linked by peptide bonds. Generally speaking, a link of amino acids greater than 50 is considered a polypeptide. Groupings of polypeptides make protein

What are the subunits of a protein?

n structural biology , a protein subunit is a single protein molecule that ... occurring proteins have a relatively small number of subunits ...
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How many subunits are in proteins?

Different proteins have different numbers of subunits. For example,IgM, an immunoglobulin, has six subunits.