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Difference between fibrous proteins and globular proteins


Fibrous proteins

Globular proteins


They are long, elongated, thread-like and asymmetric in shape

They are spherical, oval or elliptical in shape


The peptide chains are held together by strong intermolecular hydrogen bonds

The peptide chains are held together by relatively weak intramolecular hydrogen bonds


They are insoluble in water but soluble in concentrated acids and alkalis

They are soluble in water


Examples: Keratin, Fibroin, Collagen

Examples: Insulin, Casein, Egg albumin, myoglobin, antibodies


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