Globular Proteins

Globular Proteins Definition:

Proteins that consist of chains that are coiled into compact shapes.

Globular Proteins Explained:

These proteins have many roles to play especially in biological interactions. These proteins for instance can act as enzymes, hormones, and or immunoglobulins as well as transport molecules. Hemoglobin for example is a globular protein found in red cells, it is made of four polypeptide chains, each having a heme group bind and transport oxygen in the blood stream.