wats the difference between fibrous protein & primary sturucture of protein?

Asked by hussain shaikh | 28th Sep, 2011, 04:24: PM

Expert Answer:

The primary structure of a protein consists of the order in which amino acids are bonded to one another by peptide bonds.
 
The combined shape of the secondary and tertiary structure and the quaternary structure, if there is one, is referred to as the conformation of the protein. In general, we can use the conformation of a protein to classify it into one of two very broad categories. One of those is fibrous proteins.Fibrous proteins are a family of structural proteins for ex: keratin is a type of fibrous proteins which is secondary in structure and fibroin i.e,. silk protein has a primary structure.
 
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