What proteins are and what they do
Major Sources of Protein
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- Hair is made up of a protein called keratin, which forms a helical shape. This protein has sulfur bonds, and the more sulfur links it has, the curlier a person’s hair will be.
- The protein in eggs is the highest quality of protein found in any food.
- The word “protein” is from the Greek word proteios, which means “primary” or “holding the first place.” The term was first used in 1883.
- The older, larger, and more mature a bean grows, the more protein it has. Mature roasted soybeans have the most protein, with 39.6 grams of protein per 100-gram serving.
Protein Acrostic Poem
R eactions are sped up with enzymes such as catalysts
Oxygen and carbon are two elements that all proteins have
The 20 common building blocks called
Examples of foods that have proteins are meat, poultry, milk, fish, and nuts
Insulin is carried by hemoglobin, which is produced by certain proteins that work with the circulatory system
Nitrogen and hydrogen are two more elements that make up proteins