tertiary structure


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tertiary structure

[′tər·shē‚er·ē ′strək·chər]
(biochemistry)
The characteristic three-dimensional folding of the polypeptide chains in a protein molecule.
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Estimating the quality of tertiary structure is a vital step.
The qualitative TSA was one additional validation methodology of our screening, measuring the tertiary structure stabilization of the PPAR[beta]/[delta] before and after ligand binding.
The tertiary structure of the avimer protein was compared with the original avimer protein using SWISS-MODEL server.
The three-dimensional structure of proteins is a key characteristic and referred as tertiary structure in which linear chains get folded.
This study examines the settlement of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica on conspecific shells and artificial substrata in four laboratory experiments that test settlement responses to (1) within-shell location, (2) variable substratum concavity, (3) substratum orientation relative to incoming flow, and (4) tertiary structure of multishell substrata.
Tertiary structure creating an even more complex structure in three dimensional shapes.
The modeling of the likely tertiary structure of DmCsp1, as predicted by [(PS).sup.2]-v2, used a known Csp from Bacillus caldolyticus (PDB #1C9O) as a template.
A change in the tertiary structure of the myosin head region or an increase in its flexibility, owing to a light extent of denaturation, may result in increased [Ca.sup.2+] -ATPase activity [31].
Caption: FIGURE 4: Prediction of protein tertiary structure of G.
Draper, "Effects of Osmolytes on RNA secondary and tertiary structure stabilities and RNA-[Mg.sup.2+] interactions," Journal of Molecular Biology, vol.
We used software predictions of DMP1 secondary structure and simulations of tertiary structure and found that the amino acid change in rs10019009 leads to changes in SNP function, secondary structure, tertiary conformation, and splice mode.