tertiary structure


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tertiary structure

n.
The complete three-dimensional structure of all the atoms in a protein or nucleic acid, consisting of the arrangement of the secondary structure into patterns such as folds and supercoils.
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The final prediction should be manually selected which could be supported by tertiary structure prediction of protein.
In particular, surface contour, orientation relative to flow, and tertiary structure of settlement surfaces can shape the boundary layer and influence water column hydrodynamics on the order of millimeters to centimeters.
The tertiary structure is that which causes the secondary structure itself to fold around, creating an even more complex structure.
Therefore, the X-ray-crystallographic structure of OspA (Protein Data Bank identification 2FKJ) was used as a template for modeling the tertiary structure of DMP1 according to the Phyre2 web server.
In order to be confident in the quality of research reagents, we need assurances of the protein's primary structure, presence and stoichiometry of co-factors, tertiary structure and functionality.
Determination of secondary and tertiary structure, ways of probing protein-protein interactions, and more complicated topics such as protein modification, microarrays, and other applications round out the book.
A protein's overall antioxidant activity can be increased by disruption of its tertiary structure to increase the solvent accessibility of amino acid residues that can scavenge free radicals and chelate prooxidative metals.
Aa], has provided insights into the DAT's tertiary structure (1).
In terms of the effect of the mutation on the tertiary structure of PCSK9; the modeled structure of I474V-PCSK9 (Fig.
The entire pipe cleaner model (containing both pencil binding and handle domains) can be considered analogous to a tertiary structure.
Polygonatum cyrtonema lectin [PCL], Ophiopogon japonicus lectin [OJL] and Liparis noversa lectin [LNL]), were reported to possess a similar tertiary structure with three mannose-binding sites and a close phylogenetic relationship.