Which of the following is NOT a function of proteins?    A. store and transmit genetic information    B. help to fight disease    C. control the rate of reactions    D. move substances into or out of cells

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There are six (6) primary function of proteins and A. Store and transmit genetic information is not one of them. The six primary functions are: 1) Repairs and Maintenance -  Hair, eyes, skin, muscles and organs are all protein made thus, proteins are needed for its repair and maintenance. 2) Energy - Being a major source of energy, protein is needed. The more excess protein thereis the more it generates energy. 3) Hormones - Insulin and Secretin are protein hormone that helps the body in regulating some of its functions. 4) Enzymes - These are proteins that helps increase the rate of chemical reactions happening inside the body. 5) Transportation and Storage of Molecules - Hemoglobin is a protein used to transport oxygen throughout the body. Ferritin is an example of protein that is used for storing a certain molecule. Ferritin combines with iron to be stored in the liver. 6) Antibodies -  Proteins form antibodies that help prevent illnesses, diseases, and infections. Proteins assist the immune system cells in identifying and destroying antigens.

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