secondary structure

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secondary structure

n.
The three-dimensional structure of the polypeptide backbone of a protein (such as alpha helix, beta sheet, and coil patterns), or the sugar-phosphate backbone of a nucleic acid (such as the double helix pattern of DNA).
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GOR method for predicting protein secondary structure from amino acid sequence.
With the application of BGSM, the protein secondary structure prediction can obtain a better learning accuracy compared with other related algorithms.
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1] range) contains the information on protein secondary structure (Arrondo et al.