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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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Keywords: GDF11, GDF8, Rabbit, Secondary structure prediction, Phylogeny.
It has been proposed that highly expressed genes pose less stable mRNA secondary structure, while low expressed genes show more stable secondary structure (Mukund et al.
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.
The vibrational frequency of the amide I band is particularly sensitive to and can be used to predict protein secondary structure (Yu et al.
aureus isolates were nearly identical, but secondary structure of three isolates were exhibited significant variations in their secondary structure by DNAMAN software.
The after-effects of the described genetic variation can be meaningful for changes in splicing regulatory sequences and sequence motifs, different reading of codons and for the influence on mRNA secondary structure (Shabalina et al.
The recent expansion includes Analytical Ultra Centrifugation (AUC) for determining protein aggregation, size exclusion chromatography with multi-angle laser light scattering for establishing molecular weight profiles, and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) to examine protein secondary structure.
Among them are reconstructing folding energy landscapes by single-molecule force spectroscopy, microfluidics expanding the frontiers of microbial ecology, live cell nuclear magnetic resonance, structural bioinformatics of the interactome, bringing bioelectricity to light, <@A>ngstr|m-precision optical traps and applications, photocontrollable fluorescent proteins for super-resolution imaging, itch mechanisms and circuits, and the computational analysis of conserved RNA secondary structure in transcriptomes and genomes.
The resolution was so fine that it allowed the researchers to see the secondary structure, the set of basic building blocks which combine to form every protein.
The resolution was so fine that it allowed the researchers to see the secondary structure -- the set of basic building blocks which combine to form every protein.