(a) What changes occur in the nature of egg proteins on boiling?
(b) Name the type of bonding which stabilizes α-helix structure in proteins.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 23rd May, 2014, 01:36: PM

Expert Answer:

(a) On boiling, proteins of egg gets denatured. Thus due to coagulation, water gets absorbed.

(b) Regular folding of the backbone of the polypeptide chain due to hydrogen bonding between and –NH– groups of the peptide bond stabilizes α-helix structure in proteins.

Answered by  | 23rd May, 2014, 03:36: PM