1
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2006

Which one of the following is a peptide hormone?
A
Adrenaline
B
Glucagon
C
Testosterone
D
Thyroxine

Explanation

Glucagon is a single chain peptide of 29 amino acids, synthesised by the $$\alpha $$-cells in the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas.
2
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2005

The cell membranes are mainly composed of
A
fats
B
proteins
C
phospholipids
D
carbohydrates

Explanation

Cell membranes (Plasma membranes) constitutes bilayer of phospholipid with embedded proteins. In humans, lipids accounts for upto 79% of cell membrance.
3
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2005

Which functional group participates in disulphide bond formation in proteins?
A
Thioester
B
Thioether
C
Thiol
D
Thiolactone

Explanation

Disulphide bond may be reduced to thiol by means of reagents i.e., NaBH4 , which shows the presence of thiol group in disulphide bond formation.
4
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

AIPMT 2004

Which of the following structures represents the peptide chain?
A
B
C
D

Explanation

In peptide linkage i.e., (– CONH) group, the carboxyl group of one amino acid molecule forms an amide by combination with the amino group of the next amino acid molecule with the liberation of water molecule.

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