Chem 1031: Survey of Biochemistry Quiz 3 Name:_______________________________________________________________________________ Lab Time (Circle): 8:00 am 9:50 am 1:30 pm

1. Consider the following amino acids:

a. Draw the following tripeptide: Leu-Tyr-Glu at neutral pH. Label the N-terminus and the Cterminus. (4 points)

b. Classify each of the amino acids above as hydrophobic, polar neutral, acidic or basic. Defend your answer in one sentence. (6 points) Leucine:

Tyrosine:

Glutamate:

What type (or types) of intermolecular forces exists between two leucine amino acids in a protein? Why? (2 points) b. Consider the amino acids drawn above. or more. (2 points) . one. Explain your reasoning. Which of the amino acids would likely be located on the exterior of a protein? This could be none. What type (or types) of intermolecular forces exist between two tyrosine amino acids in a protein? Why? (2 points) c.2. (2 points) e. What type (or types) of intermolecular forces exist between two glutamate amino acids in a protein? Why? (2 points) d. one. or more. a. Explain your reasoning. Which of the amino acids would likely be located in the interior of a protein? This could be none.

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