Biochemistry Questions and Answers – Multivalent Scaffold Proteins and Membrane Rafts

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This set of Biochemistry Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Multivalent Scaffold Proteins and Membrane Rafts”.

1. The specificity of signaling pathways does not include ___________
a) Migration of signal proteins into membrane rafts
b) Assembly of large multiprotein complexes
c) Phosphorylation of target proteins at Ser, Thr/Tyr residues
d) Flippase-catalyzed movement of phospholipids from the inner to the outer leaflet
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Answer: d
Explanation: The specificity of signaling pathways does not include flippase-catalyzed movement of phospholipids from the inner to the outer leaflet.
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2. Which of the following directly phosphorylate tyrosines to start a kinase protein enzymatic cascade?
a) Receptor tyrosine kinase
b) Receptor guanylyl cyclases
c) Receptor serine kinase
d) Receptor threonine kinase
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Answer: a
Explanation: Only receptor tyrosine kinase directly phosphorylates tyrosine to start a kinase protein enzymatic cascade.

3. PTB domains bind to ___________
a) Phosphorylated tyrosine
b) Phosphoryated threonine
c) Phosphorylated serine
d) Phosphorylated cysteine
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Answer: a
Explanation: Phosphotyrosine binding domain binds to phosphotyrosine.

4. Scaffold protein in insulin signal transduction ___________
a) KSR
b) IRS-1
c) MEKK1
d) AKAP
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Answer: b
Explanation: IRS-1 is an adapter protein in insulin that codes for IRS1 gene.

5. Which of the following is involved in extrinsic cell death pathway?
a) Heterotrimeric G protein complex
b) TRADD
c) IRS-1
d) Protein-kinase A
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Answer: b
Explanation: TRADD, tumor necrosis factor receptor type 1-associated death domain protein is involved in extrinsic cell death pathway.
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6. Which of the following converts GTP to cGMP to start its enzymatic cascade?
a) Receptor guanylyl cyclase
b) Receptor adenylyl cyclase
c) Calmodulin
d) Protein kinase-A
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Answer: a
Explanation: Receptor adenylyl cyclase converts ATP to cAMP.

7. Which of the following are stimulated to become membrane associated upon binding of insulin to the insulin receptor?
a) PH-domain
b) PTB
c) SH3
d) SH2
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Answer: a
Explanation: PH domain is stimulated to become membrane associated upon binding of insulin to the insulin receptor.

8. Which of the following is involved in phospho-tyrosine binding?
a) SH2
b) SH3
c) PTB
d) PH
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Answer: a
Explanation: SH3 is involved in proline rich motif binding.

9. Which of the following is involved in proline rich motif binding?
a) SH2
b) SH3
c) PTB
d) PH
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Answer: b
Explanation: SH2 is involved in phospho-tyrosine binding.
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10. Which of the following is not a downstream component?
a) Ras
b) MEK
c) ERK
d) PIP3
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Answer: d
Explanation: Ras, MEK and ERK are the downstream components.

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