Proteins

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From gene to protein
From gene to protein

Proteins - the "molecular machines" of the cell - serve several purposes:

  • structure
  • storage
  • transport
  • coordination of activities
  • response to chemical stimuli
  • movement
  • protection
  • catalysis by non-spontaneous reactions (by enzymes)

Proteins are made up of amino-acids.

Biomining

Proteins specific for biomining microbes are enzymes like:

See also

Proteomics

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