Protein and Amino Acids

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Definition: “Proteins are complex molecules that, like carbohydrates and fats, contain carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. In addition, all proteins contain the element nitrogen, and the majority contain sulfur. Function: Proteins act as structural components- making up skin, tendons, ligaments, hair, feathers, cartilage. Fibrous proteins make up connective tissues. Contractile proteins regulate muscle action. All enzymes that […]

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