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How many water molecules would be produced from the dehydration reactions associated with making a protein that has a primary structure consisting of 378 amino acids, and that has a quaternary structure consisting of 2 identical subunits?

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  1. 377

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  2. 377 molecules of water are removed ( produced) in which every peptide bond formed will need one molecule of water to be removed . ( for example: 4 monomers will be built up to a polymer of 4 , bonded by 3 bonds in the middle ) then there are 3 molecules of water released (always substract 1 from the original number: 378-1=377 bonds and water molecules)

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