Read the text chapter before responding. Number and answer all questions below in an original post. 1. The text describes amino acids as akin to telephone numbers, Social Security numbers, or bank PIN numbers. Why is this an accurate analogy to explain how amino acids function? 2. Explain how DNA directs the synthesis of new proteins. What is the role of RNA (and the two specialized forms of RNA)? Include some discussion of what happens when abnormalities occur during protein synthesis. 3. Explain the roles of enzymes and hormones in your body’s reactions. Include a discussion of whether they work together or independently. 4. Describe six roles proteins play in your body. 5. Explain the special challenges facing vegetarians when considering the body’s protein requirements. In what ways can vegetarians maintain their diets without compromising their health? Why do you think many people still believe vegetarian diets to be dangerous to a person’s health?