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CT0-P. The Cell: Proteins

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  • CT0-P. The Cell: Proteins (contributed by Henry Jakubowski)

    Figure:  A Eukaryotic Cell

    Mitochondrion Link Ribosome CellImageMap

    http://torresbioclan.pbworks.com/w/page/22377234/Spikefish%20About%20Cells

    Used with permission from Liliana Torres .  Also at http://www.animalport.com/animal-cells.html

    Proteins are polymers of bifunctional alpha-amino acids each containing a different R group at the alpha carbon.  Encoded by the DNA genome, proteins are involved in all cellular activities including recognition, catalysis, movement, and signalling. 

    The following site will show you the "life" history of proteins in cells.