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primary structure

n.
The linear sequence of amino acids in a protein or of nucleotides in a nucleic acid.
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Wind tunnel testing provided a tool for calibrating the CFD studies, which were aimed at exploring the dynamic response of the tower under wind effects, due to its irregular geometry, to calibrate the stiffness of the primary structure.
Various types of bonds are used in these links: hydrogen bonds between R groups, disulphide bonds between two cysteines molecules, as in the primary structure, ionic bonds between R groups containing amine and carboxyl groups, and hydrophobic reactions between R groups which are non-polar all contribute to holding the tertiary structure of a protein.
Further, Figure 1(a) also shows the configuration of ERS-TMDI for the MDOF, where the ERS-TMDI is obtained by replacing the original energy dissipative damping [c.sub.T] in classical TMD with an electromagnetic transducer shunted with a resistance R, capacitance C, and inductance L [16, 39], and an inertance b, a two-terminal mechanical device, is assigned between the absorber and next story of structure, for simultaneous vibration control and energy harvesting under the force excitation of the primary structure.
We are currently working on the primary structure characterization of the linear polymer which in essence are linear models of the microwave obtained crosslinked polymers.
The sequence of these amino acids defines the primary structure of the molecule but, unlike small molecules, the primary structure of a biopharmaceutical does not by itself define the active form.
The rectangular window below, called the sequence/alignment viewer, shows the primary structure (order of amino acids).
AIRWARE(TM) is a comprehensive offer of complementary Low Density Alloys (aluminum-lithium), best suited to feature in all parts of the aircraft primary structure.
The primary structure is 1,279 sqft and the secondary structure is a 1,350 sqft.
P-NT.II has the potential to modulate both the inflammatory and bone damaging components of rheumatoid arthritis, and was originally designed on the basis of the primary structure of the anti-inflammatory protein termed 'Phospholipase Inhibitor from Python (PIP)' [2].
The first machined panel for the first AgustaWestland Future Lynx was built on 30 October by Oldland CNC in Bristol, England, who is manufacturing 83 of the 147 primary structure monolithic machined components for the helicopter.
For example, the complete primary structure of the A chain of mistletoe lectin III has been elucidated and the structures of mistletoe lectin I complexed with lactose and galactose have been determined.