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Mesh term Protein Structure, Secondary

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Protein Conformation

Description

The level of protein structure in which regular hydrogen-bond interactions within contiguous stretches of polypeptide chain give rise to ALPHA-HELICES; BETA-STRANDS (which align to form BETA-SHEETS), or other types of coils. This is the first folding level of protein conformation.


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Amino Acid Motifs
Protein Conformation, alpha-Helical
Protein Conformation, beta-Strand


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