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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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Concrete beam, secondary structure on site in wood.
For detail annotation of GDF11 from Oryctolagus cuniculus, the mature segment of GDF11 was analyzed using different bioinformatics online tools for its physicochemical properties and secondary structure predictions.
Computational analysis of the genome showed 6 transcriptionally active pseudogenes that can produce stable mRNA secondary structure compared to their functional parents.
The secondary structure of a polypeptide is the way a small part, fairly near in the polypeptide sequence, curls up into an alpha helix or beta pleated sheets, or sometimes even no structured shape at all.
Results: The secondary structure of soybean meal protein was an important factor in the nutritional value.
It is comprised of a main building of approximately 39,000 square feet and a secondary structure of approximately 2,700 square feet, which is situated on 4.
The secondary structure content of samples was detected from IR second-derivative amide I spectra by manually computing the relative peak areas under the bands assigned to a particular substructure.
A sizable secondary structure contains a one-bedroom and one-bathroom apartment as well as a double-height gym and steam shower, and a third structure, with concrete floors and kitchen, is suitable as an additional guesthouse.
aureus isolates were nearly identical, but secondary structure of three isolates was exhibited significant variations.
The focus is on the possible occurrence of changes in a splicing regulatory sequences and sequence motifs, different reading of codons and on an influence on the mRNA secondary structure.
e three proposals for Alnwick are to amalgamate e Duke's and Lindisfarne Middle Schools on the Lindisfarne site, to reorganise the Alnwick Partnership of schools into a primary and secondary structure, or to make no changes to any of the schools.