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Listed under:  Science  >  Matter  >  Chemical compounds  >  Organic compounds  >  Amines
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The role of enzymes

Explore the huge array of complex and precise chemical reactions that must happen for living things to survive. Most of these reactions occur within cells. Discover how cells manage to perform all these chemical reactions, and at a rate fast enough to make them useful.

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Types of amino acids

Find out how amino acids bond to form proteins. A huge variety of proteins are essential for all organisms, including humans. Discover how many different types of amino acids would be needed to produce a living thing as complex as a human. You might be surprised by the answer.

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Discovering the key to life

Discover how the study of egg whites, skin and bone, blood products, sawdust, gelatin and the sensitive nose of an eager scientist help to reveal the building blocks of all living things.

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Proteins - structure and function

Can the variation in protein types simply be due to different sequences of amino acids? Discover that there is more to the story and find out about the importance of molecular shape and structure.