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What are the main functions of proteins in the human body

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    Proteins have a large amount of functions in the body. The main functions you learn about at a high school level is: replication of DNA & DNA repair. They can act as messengers, transporters, and also repair. If you go on past high school level biology and into biochemistry, you'll see that they play a role in catalysis, biosynthesis of macromolecules, amino acid biosynthesis, glucose, glycolysis, fatty acid biosynthesis, the list goes on.

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    Thanks. I completely had a brain fart...its pretty sad when my aunt is a biology professor, or was at a college and tells me about this stuff all the time and i forget about it! o.O

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    Biology sucks if you ask me. Lol. Best of luck though. Cheers.

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    storage molecule in muscle under the skin and around some major organs. The 6 main functions of proteins are, with an example or two for each: Structural - Collagen in connective tissue Contractile - actin and myosin in muscle tissue Hormonal - Insulin, adrenaline Transport - haemoglobin Protective - Antibodies, immunoglobulins Enzymatic - Amylase

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