Mammoth Memory

Protein comparison

Proteins can be compared using the amino acids that make them. Similar organisms will have similar proteins in their cells.

Mnemonic of protesting teens as protein are compared in an identity parade

Protesting teens (Protein) are compared (Comparison) in an identity parade. 

By comparing the amino acid sequence you can see how similar two proteins are to each other and so how closely related two individuals may be.

A table with the number of amino acids and how other amounts in species differ to humans

To learn more about proteins and amino acids.

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