Amino acid Essay Topics

What Comprises a Penicillin Structure

Several naturally occurring penicillins have now been isolated, and numerous derivatives of these substances have been synthetically produced. All have structures containing a four-membered β-lactam ring (4 membered cyclic amide) fused with a five-membered thiozolidine ring. The carbon atom of the amide on the β-lactam ring can be bonded to any substituent, called the ‘R-group’…. View Article

The effect temperature has on the activity of the enzyme

Enzymes are a biological catalysts, which means that they speed up the chemical reactions in living organisms. Almost all of enzymes are energized protein molecules that catalyse and regulate nearly all biochemical reactions that occur within the human body. The reason in which enzymes are sensitive to heat, pH and heavy metal ions is because… View Article

Cassava Derived Starch As Component For Biodegradable Plastic

Plastic bottles, plastic spoons, plastic packaging, plastic bags… we use a lot of plastic. Plastics are made from polymers, which are super long chains of atoms. We love them because they’re cheap and super sturdy for how light they are. The problem is that they’re so sturdy that, after we throw them away, they can… View Article

Malunggay and Spinach are kind of vegetables

Malunggay or Horse radish (Moringa oelifera) was once considered a “poor man’s vegetable” but now it is known as a “miracle tree” or “nature’s medicine cabinet” by scientists and health care workers from around the world because itis loaded with vitamins and minerals that can be an effective remedy against many kinds of ailments such… View Article

Unit One Grade 12 Biology Study Notes

Lipids (Fats, phospholipids, sterols) Fats used to insulate the body as well as protect organs SATURATED -better for you -one or more double bonds between carbons -less hydrogens -oils (sunflower, flax) -lower melting point UNSATURATED -worse for you -single bonds between carbons -more hydrogens -animal fats -higher melting points Phospholipid -2 fatty acids, 1 glycerol,… View Article

Adkins or Fadkins Case Study

Proteins – Proteins are chains of amino acids. In general, proteins may be structural proteins used to build tissues, they may be enzymes that mediate chemical reactions, or they may be hormones. Examples of proteins would be channel proteins in cell membranes, collagen protein in the skin, actin and myosin in the muscles, and hemoglobin… View Article