Definition of secondary structure in English:
The local three-dimensional structure of sheets, helices, or other forms adopted by a polynucleotide or polypeptide chain, due to electrostatic attraction between neighboring residues.
- This indicates that the secondary structure at helices C and H is preserved upon adsorption to the lipid bilayer.
- The secondary structure of all three proteins comprises [alpha] helices as well as [beta] sheets.
- In general, the secondary structure of the individual helices is very well conserved.
Definition of secondary structure in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan