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BioChemistry 7

1. This protein is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas.
2. This protein is related to Sickle Cell Anemia and is found in the blood.
3. This is a very large protein (1,055 amino acids)
4. This is the nucleic acid that is found in sperm and egg.
5. This is the bad lipoprotein (note - it is technically not cholesterol) becuase it promotes atherosclerosis.
6. This is the good lipoprotein because it reduces the risk of atherosclerosis.
7. This protein helps regulate blood glucose levels.
8. Besides carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, amino acids contain this atom.
(Hint: there are only four atoms listed here.)
9. This is the most common atom found in humans.
(Hint: humans are mostly water.)
10. Besides hydrogen and oxygen, carbohydrates contain .... atoms.


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