disulfide bridge


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disulfide bridge

[dī¦səl‚fīd ′brij]
(organic chemistry)
A sulfur-to-sulfur bond linking the sulfur atoms of two polypeptide chains. Also known as disulfide bond.
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The first class contains 60-70 amino acids cross linked by four disulfide bridges (Gordon et al.
Characterization of a Kunitz trypsin inhibitor with a single disulfide bridge from seeds of Inga laurina (SW.
It isn't clear what advantages a sulfur-nitrogen bond might have over a disulfide bridge, which is known for its strength.
Hair keratin forms an alpha helix shape from cysteine-cysteine disulfide bridges.
Then a linear discriminant model is applied to estimate resemblance of the local density pattern to a disulfide bridge, based on a training set with known disulfide and nondisulfide examples.
Maurotoxin afour disulfide bridge toxin from Scorpio maurus venom: Purificationstructure and action on potassium channels.
Obviously one disulfide bridge in the B chain can be open to a small extent.
One variant can be made to form a disulfide bridge, which increases resistance to denaturation.