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Proteins are… biochemical compounds consisting of one or more polypeptides typically folded into a globular or fibrous form, facilitating a biological function. A polypeptide is a single linear polymer chain of amino acids bonded together by peptide bonds between the carboxyl and amino groups of adjacent amino acid residues  3. Protein digestion The process of digestion is defined as the ‘process by which macromolecules in food are broken down into their component small-molecule subunits’.The macromolecules are the proteins or polypeptides themselves, and the subunits are the amino acids. The bonds holding the subunits together are peptide bonds  4. Protein Digestionis the degradation of proteins by cellular enzymes enzymes in a process called hydrolysis.Protein digestion takes place in two different phases:In the stomachIn the small intestineBoth of these phases of digestion are based on several types of enzymes that are called proteinases and proteases.  5. Proteases- endo- & exo- peptidases; enzymes that degrade proteins by hydrolysis of peptide bondsProteinases- endo-peptidases; proteases that show specificity for intact proteins  6. Peptide bond hydrolasePeptidase(=Protease)Endo-acting peptide bond hydrolaseEndopeptidase(=Proteinase) Exo-acting peptide bond hydrolaseExopeptidase  7. Mouth and Salivary Glands Chewing and crushing of protein rich foods and mix them with saliva to be swallowed  10. In the Stomach : start of protein DigestionGastrin -stimulates Parietal cells to secrete HCL; Chief cells of the gastric glands to secrete pepsinogenHydrochloric acid -Denatures protein structure -Activates pepsinogen(zymogen) to pepsinPepsin -hydrolyzes proteins to smaller polypeptides and some free amino acids.  11. In the intestine. The remainder of protein digestion occurs in the small intestine as the result of the action of enzymes such as trypsin (secreted by the pancreas) and peptidases (located in the cells that line the small intestine).  12. In the Small Intestine : enzymesSecretin - stimulates the pancreas to secrete bicarbonate into the small intestine to neutralize the gastric HClCholecystokinin-stimulates secretion of several pancreatic enzyme with activity optima pH 7 to 8.  13. In the Small IntestineCont....Trypsin - activates chymotrypsinogenchymotrypsinprocarboxypeptidasescarboxypeptidasesproelastaseelastase further hydrolyze the peptides that were produced by pepsin in the stomach specifically the peptide bonds next to lysine and arginineChymotrypsin -cleaves peptide bonds next to phe, tyr, trp,met, asp, and his  14. Cont....Carboxypeptidase A & B -cleave amino acids from the acid (carboxyl) ends of polypeptidesElastase and collagenase -cleave polypeptides into smaller polypeptides and tripeptides  15. Cont....Intestinal tripeptidases -Cleave tripeptides to dipeptides and amino acidsIntestinal dipeptidases -cleave dipeptides to amino acidsIntestinal aminopeptidases -cleave amino acids from the amino ends of small polypeptides(oligopeptides)  16. Amino acids absorbedFree amino acid  small intestine(villi)Liverblood circulation  17. Materials:Commercial pepsinTrypsinConcentrated HClNaOHCuSO4 solution0.5% Na2CO3Hard Boiled Egg (Protein) albumin  18. Biuret Testa chemical test used to detect the presence of peptide bondsReagent: Potassium hydroxide (KOH) and hydrated copper(II) sulfate, sodium tartarateResult:(+) test = purple

 27.HOPKIN’S COLE TESTspecific for tryptophan --. PrincipleThe indole ring reacts with glyoxylic acid in the presence of a strong acid: H2SO4Reagent: glyoxylic acidResult: violet cyclic product  33.Result: (+) Deep red color dye  34. Trp.(presence of proteins)(−) test = blueblue to pink when combined with short-chain polypeptides (it will not cleave on all peptide chains)  19. POST LAB QUESTIONSTrace the pathway of Protein DigestionStomachGastrin stimulates:Parietal cells secrete HClChief cells secrete pepsinogen then HCL convert it to pepsin but acts only on certain amino acidsSmall Intestinereleased in the lumenCholecystokinin stimulates pancreatic enzymes such as:TrypsinTrypsinogen (active form)specific for Lys and Arg (carboxyl side)ChymotrypsinChymotrypsinogen (active form)specific for Tyr. each half full of warm H2OTo the first tube add a small amount of grated white of hard boiled egg. and his PrincipleDiazotisedsulphanilic acid couples with amino phenol and immidazole to form a colored azocomp’d in cold condition. ProcedureAction of the Gastric Protease (Pepsin) on ProteinsAction of Pancreatic Protease (Trypsin) on Proteins  20. POST LAB QUESTIONS  25.Observe and record the results. trp.guanido groupPrincipleAlkaline solutionSakaguchiReagent:α-naphthol and sodium hypochloriteResult: (+) reddish wine color . 5.SAKAGUCHI TESTTest for Arg -. 5. 5. Phe. THE ACTION OF PANCREATIC PROTEASE (TRYPSIN) ON PROTEINSLabel 3 tubes.MILLON’S TESTTest for tyrosine (tyr)Used to detect the presence of soluble proteinsGiven by phenols or phenolic substances such as Salicylic acidPrincipleMercuric sulphate forms a colored compound with hydroxyl group of Tyr. POST LAB QUESTIONSWhat tests are used to detect the completeness of protein digestion?MILLON’S TESTNITROPRUSSIDE TESTHOPKIN’S COLE TESTXANTHOPROTEIC TESTSAKAGUCHI TESTPAULY TEST  31. POST LAB QUESTIONSWhat are the factors that would bring about Protein digestion?the acidity of the food and of the stomachTemperaturethe presence of any digestion inhibitors. Protein Digestion Pathway ( digestion doesn’t happen yet) Mouth and Salivary GlandsStomach( Gastric Phase)Small Intestine and Pancreas (Pancreatic Phase) Blood  30.Filter the contents of each tube and the Biuret test on each of the filtrates. Result: (+) red ppt  32.5g trypsin.Keep the tube in a warm H2O bath kept at body temperature for an hour. such as antacids  28. POST LAB QUESTIONSWhat are the enzymes used in Protein Digestion?Gastric Protease (Pepsin)Pancreatic Protease (Trypsin)Small intestine enzymes (peptidases)  26.5g of trypsin and 2ml of 0.  23. Action of Pancreatic Protease (Trypsin) on Proteins  22. Leu and Met (carboxyl side)  29. Action of the Gastric Protease (Pepsin) on Proteins  21.To the first tube add a 0. POST LAB QUESTIONSWhat are the similarities and differences of these enzymes? These enzyme hydrolyze proteins and their main difference is the location where they are found.5% NaCO3.PAULY’S TESTFor tyr. B.To the second tube add 0.indole group. 5.To the third tube add 2ml of Na2CO3 solution. Ideal Results:  24.

orange (trp) --alkali  36. sodium brohydride or sodium bisulphateResult: (+) red complex  37. 5. What are the factors affecting protein digestion?pH: acidity and alkalinity of environment Regulating activity of inhibitors . trp.XANTHOPROTEIC TESTFor aromatic groups: tyr. 35.SODIUM NITROPRUSSIDE TESTBollin’s testspecific for cys – free thiol group (S— H)PrincipleCystine whichcontains disulphide linkage (S—S) may be reduced to cysteinereducing agent/s: sodium cyanide. phe(unactivated)PrincipleNitration of a Benzene ring with Nitric AcidReagent: Nitric acid (HNO3) and NaOHResult: (+) yellow (tyr). 5.

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