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9 Cards in this Set

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which elements are found in proteins
1. carbon
2. hydrogen
3. nitrogen
name 2 uses for protein
1. making hormones
2. making enzymes
what protects your body against diseases
what are foreign proteins
proteins from outside your body
what food is ok to eat, but can not be injected into our blood stream because we would react violently and perhaps even die
egg whites/ albumin
what does denature mean
break down
what do we call the building blocks of proteins
amino acids
a long polypeptide is called a
name one animal that contains proteins that can harm us