Proteins Quiz Graduate Level Answers

Question 1: Which of the following can cause disease?

Answer D. All of the above

Question 2: What is structure-based drug design?

Answer C. A method of designing medicines that relies on computational models of protein structures.

Question 3: Which of the following statements are true about graphic representations of proteins (computer models)?

Answer D. All of the above

Question 4: Why do X-ray crystallographers like to use synchrotrons?

Answer A. Synchr​otrons generate intense beams of X-rays that can be tuned to the appropriate wavelength.

Question 5: Why does NMR have an advantage over X-ray crystallography for certain research?

Answer B. Proteins are closer to their natural state in NMR studies, which rely on a solution, than they are in the crystalline form used for X-ray crystallography. ​