Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 15 - Problems: 15.89

Answer

See explanation below.

Work Step by Step

Each protein has its own amino acid composition, specific proportions of the various amino acids. However, it is not the composition that defines the protein’s role in the cell; rather, the sequence of amino acids determines the protein’s shape and function. The protein’s amino acid sequence determines its structure, which in turn determines its function.
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