A proteins are organic compounds that contain oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and hydrogen. They look like long chains and are made up of amino acids
Proteins were discovered by Linus Pauling in the 1950's
Proteins are responsible for making enzymes, hormones, other body chemicals, and repairing and building tissue.
Proteins are used as structure, for transportation, for antibodies, for enzymes, and for body muscles.
A protein is made up of amino acids that are linked together
Proteins do many things that are vital to you body's functioning.