Proteins: Classification, Structure, Chemical Nature and Biological Importance of Proteins

Introduction Proteins are complex, naturally occurring polymers of amino acids held together by peptide bonds. They are crosslinked between chains by sulfhydryl bonds, hydrogen bonds and van der wall forces. Proteins have highly complex chemical composition than any other biologically active compound. Proteins are made up of 20 alpha amino acids. Proteins comes in many … Read more

Introduction to Biomolecules

Introduction Biomolecules plays an important role in development, support and reproduction of living organisms. The human body is composed of trillions of cells that performs the essential functions of life. To perform these functions cell takes help from several organic molecules. These organic molecules are known as biomolecules. Biomolecules presenting wide ranges of sizes and … Read more