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Mesh term Protein Conformation

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Molecular Conformation


The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).

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Protein Structural Elements
Protein Structure, Quaternary
Protein Structure, Secondary
Protein Structure, Tertiary
Structural Homology, Protein

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