14.15     Differentiate between globular and fibrous proteins.

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 The difference between fibrous protein and globular protein is given below :-  

              Fibrous Protein                            Globular Protein

When the polypeptide chains run parallel and are held together with the help of hydrogen and disulphide bonds.

In case of a globular protein, the chains of polypeptides coil around and give a spherical shape

These proteins are generally insoluble in water. These proteins are generally soluble in water.
E.g.  keratin, myosin E.g.,               Insulin, albumins

 

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