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Definitions of Proteins

  1. Polymers of amino acids linked by peptide bonds. The specific sequence of amino acids determines the shape and function of the protein.
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Quotes of Proteins

  1. As can be seen even by this limited number of examples proteins carry out amazingly diverse functions. – Michael Behe
  2. In many biological structures proteins are simply components of larger molecular machines. – Michael Behe
  3. Proteins are the machinery of living tissue that builds the structures and carries out the chemical reactions necessary for life. – Michael Behe
  4. The basic structure of proteins is quite simple: they are formed by hooking together in a chain discrete subunits called amino acids. – Michael Behe
  5. By then, I was making the slow transition from classical biochemistry to molecular biology and becoming increasingly preoccupied with how genes act and how proteins are made. – Paul Berg
  6. I have a chef who makes sure that I'm getting the right amounts of carbs, proteins and fats throughout the day to keep me at my max performance level. – Barry Bonds
  7. Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins which are regarded as the principal con -stituents of living organisms. – Karl Landsteiner
  8. And of course, identifying all human genes and proteins will have great medical significance. – Daniel Nathans
  9. A boxer's diet should be low in fat and high in proteins and sugar. Therefore you should eat plenty of lean meat, milk, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit and ice cream for sugar. – Gene Tunney
  10. I don't combine proteins and carbohydrates. – Ruby Wax

Usage examples for Proteins

  1. Proteins are the very stuff of life. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  2. Likewise, the proteins also pass through the liver on their way to the body. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  3. " Well," he replied, " I began the study with the discovery I made, which I told you, that strange proteins were present." – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. We had reached this status some time before 1911. But, a short time before this, there had arisen a controversy as to the relative value of different types of proteins – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  5. The incomplete proteins need to be supplemented with other foods containing the lacking type of protein. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  6. But it's not exactly a poison, although many proteins may be extremely poisonous and extremely difficult to identify because they are of organic nature. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  7. 3. It must contain proteins whose quality is adequate, for growth, i. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  8. The proteins are unique, in that they may serve either purpose. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  9. While the " Old School" of medicine looks upon starches, sugars, fats and proteins as the only elements of nutrition worthy of consideration, Nature Cure aims to reduce these foods in the natural dietary and to increase the purifying and eliminating fruits and vegetables. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  10. All living protoplasm, animal or plant, is largely composed of proteins – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  11. The proteins are the body- building material, and the foods which are rich in proteins are lean meat, the white of eggs, milk and cheese, nuts, peas and beans. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  12. Not only are differences in the percentage of individual proteins noticeable, but there are equally as great differences in the fats. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
  13. Since most proteins are rather translucent, at least when wet, they would appear much as these beings do. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  14. Neither does Dr. Haig explain the effects of other destructive by- products formed during the digestion of starches and proteins – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  15. The body has an interesting mechanism to digest proteins it uses enzymes. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  16. Indicate those foods that contain complete proteins and those that contain incomplete proteins – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  17. As amino acids proteins are finally absorbed and carried to all parts of the body. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  18. Experiments in this instance showed that a reaction was produced only by the proteins of these several foods, and that extracts and preparations free from protein were entirely inert. – Food Poisoning by Edwin Oakes Jordan
  19. Care should also be taken to see that complete proteins are included in diet. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer