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secondary structure

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′strək·chər]
(biochemistry)
The conformation of a protein or peptide molecule with respect to nearest-neighbor amino acids.
(geology)
A structure such as a fault, fold, or joint resulting from tectonic movement that started after the rock in which it is found was emplaced.
(paleontology)
A coarse structure usually between the thin sheets in the protective wall of a tintinnid.
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Interaction of base pairing within a single molecule as well as in a set of molecules is referred as secondary structure for RNA (Krieger et al., 2004).
Secondary structure of Der f 33 was predicted by Jpred 4.0 (16).
Effect of Whey Powders on the Secondary Structure of Gluten.
Keywords: GDF11, GDF8, Rabbit, Secondary structure prediction, Phylogeny.
Effect of mRNA secondary structure in the regulation of gene expression: unfolding of stable loop causes the expression of Taq polymerase in E.
The alpha helix ([alpha]-helix) is a common modified in the secondary structure of proteins and it is a right hand coiled or spiral conformation (helix) in which every backbone N-H group donates a hydrogen bond to the backbone C=O group of the amino acid located three or four residues earlier along the protein sequence.
The relative amounts of the different secondary structure were determined from the infrared second derivative amide I spectra by manually computing the areas under the bands assigned to a particular substructure.
Secondary Structure. Beyond our original intention, we additionally tried to utilize the FTIR spectra also for estimation of the secondary structure development for individual absorbed doses with time after irradiation.
Secondary structure for CYP21A2 mRNA molecule was predicted using the RNAfold WebServer, which provides the thermodynamically favoured structure.
In the manuscript, we use the following notation to encode secondary structure motif.
It is comprised of a main building of approximately 39,000 square feet and a secondary structure of approximately 2,700 square feet, which is situated on 4.45 acres immediately to the South of Baptist Hospital.