Where N is the native protein, U is the unfolded state, and F is the irreversible denatured (aggregated, autolyzed, etc.) protein. The protein albumin in the egg white undergoes denaturation and loss of solubility when the egg is cooked. Paperclips provide a visual analogy to help with the conceptualization of the denaturation process. The globulins… Continue reading What Characteristics Of A Protein Remain After It Is Denatured?