Protein Structure & function


Protein Structure & function

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 82%
Ease of Revision 8.3 / 10

You may score 4 marks, if you are very strong in your Protein Biochemistry.

Probably difficult to revise.

Question Pattern

A rather busy Chapter. Too much content to cover for the yield.

Questions can be from disparate areas – like collagen disorders, the mechanistics of Protein folding, etc.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Chaperones assist in
  • Structural organization of proteins – Overview
  • Interactions stabilizing the tertiary structures of globular proteins
  • Quaternary structure – Basics
  • Menkes disease – Clinical Features
  • Rossman fold-associated NADH domain is found in
  • AA part of alpha helix
  • Collagen – Types & Functions
  • Homologous replacement of AA
  • Glycoprotein classification
  • Function of the proteasome

Suggested Revision

  • Protein-misfolding diseases
  • Protein structure
  • Methods to study 3-D structure of proteins
  • Types of Chromatography
  • Disorders of Glycoproteins – Overview
  • Denaturation of proteins
  • Disorders of Collagen metabolism – Overview
  • Transport proteins

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