Biomolecules

Biomolecules

Question

i) Write the structural difference between starch and cellulose.
ii) What type of linkage is present in Nucleic acid ?
iii) Give one example each for fibrous protein and globular protein.

Answer
i) Cellulose is mostly linear chains of glucose molecules linked together by beta 1,4 glycosidic bonds whereas starch is found in both linear and branched chains.
ii) Phosphodiester linkage is present in the nucleic acid.
iii) Fibrous protein –  myosin
     protein          -   haemoglobin 

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