Protein – Long chain of amino acids
Proteins form many, many things including:
1. Structural components of the body such as:
2. Functional components of the body such as:
There are over 30,000 different proteins in the body.
A protein is a chain of amino acids connected together. You can think of this like a beaded necklace. The beads (amino acids) are connected together by a string (bond) which forms a long chain (protein).
Remember, protein is a long chain of amino acids.
Protesting teens (protein) block the path of a mean old seed (amino acids) farmer who has seeds chained together in his trailer.