Proteins are macromolecules that can perform many different functions within an organism. This diversity of function for this macromolecule is due to the unique nature of one of its four functional groups that is bound to a central carbon atom. Which functional group is responsible for the wide diversity of function attributed to proteins?

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    the carboxyl group
    a hydrogen atom
    the amino group
    the R group

asked May 29, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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the R group
answered May 30, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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