Define miscellaneous functions of protein, Biology

Assignment Help:

Define Miscellaneous Functions of Protein?

Besides the functions enumerated above certain other important miscellaneous functions of proteins are included herewith. These include:

  • Source of energy: Constituent amino acids can be deaminated and metabolized to carbon dioxide and water.
  • Toxic proteins (for humans - botulinum toxin, staphylococcal toxin, venom toxin; for microorganisms - antibiotics)
  • Anti-nutritional factors (trypsin inhibitors).
  • Many allergic reactions to food are also mediated by proteins, which result in the modification of defence mechanism of consumer due to the presence of proteinaceous antigens in foods that promote antibody synthesis.

 


Related Discussions:- Define miscellaneous functions of protein

Solubility of gases in water, Solubility of Gases in water Most gases w...

Solubility of Gases in water Most gases which are important for biological processes dissolve readily and specially in water. The solubility of any gas in water generally var

Myocardial ischemia, In patients with coronary artery disease an acute coro...

In patients with coronary artery disease an acute coronary syndrome event can precipitate heart failure. Mitral regurgitation occurring as a result of papillary muscle ischemia con

Explain the secretary phase - menstrual cycle, Explain the Secretary Phase ...

Explain the Secretary Phase - Menstrual Cycle After ovulation, the lining of ovarian follicle is stimulated by LH to develop corpus luteum which produces progesterone. The endo

Phospholipids - conjugated lipids, PHOSPHOLIPIDS Most abundant lipid...

PHOSPHOLIPIDS Most abundant lipid present in cell membrane, also called membrane lipid. It is made up of lipid & phosphoric acid. The basic phospholipid is phosphat

Show the pre-diabetes conditions, Q. Show the Pre-Diabetes Conditions? ...

Q. Show the Pre-Diabetes Conditions? Pre-diabetes is a condition which may occur between normal and diabetes stages. It is important for you to know about this group of people,

What are their respective modes of transmission, What are some human diseas...

What are some human diseases caused by bacteria and what are their respective modes of transmission? The major human bacterial infections transmitted by respiratory secretions

Prothoracic gland or ptc, Prothoracic Gland or PTC Prothoracic gland ...

Prothoracic Gland or PTC Prothoracic gland (PTC) or moulting gland and ecdysone or moulting hormone The 3 rd endocrine gland-prothoracic gland- is an irregular branching

Induction of mesoderm in amphibians, Induction of Mesoderm in Amphibians ...

Induction of Mesoderm in Amphibians Earlier you know that an event that precedes neural ectoderm induction in amphibians is the induction of mesoderm. Until 32 cell stage in

PHYLUM ANNELIDA, GERENAL CHARACTERICS OF PHYLUM ANNELIDA

GERENAL CHARACTERICS OF PHYLUM ANNELIDA

Homeostasis, HOMEOS T ASI S - Homeo = same,   Stasis = state Li...

HOMEOS T ASI S - Homeo = same,   Stasis = state Living beings maintain their internal environment by self regulating system, it is called homeostasis. Term coined by

Write Your Message!

Captcha
Free Assignment Quote

Assured A++ Grade

Get guaranteed satisfaction & time on delivery in every assignment order you paid with us! We ensure premium quality solution document along with free turntin report!

All rights reserved! Copyrights ©2019-2020 ExpertsMind IT Educational Pvt Ltd