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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Homology modeling was used for constructing the tertiary structure of Der f 33.
Additionally, we introduced two validation methods to avoid false positives: a thermal shift assay (TSA) to check PPAR[beta]/[delta] tertiary structure stabilization by the hit candidates, indicating direct binding to the protein, followed by an ANS fluorescence quenching assay to determine the compound/extract affinity for the PPAR[beta]/[delta] hydrophobic pocket.
Positions of the amino acids present in binding site of the protein and tertiary structure representation of the binding site were determined by FTsite server from Boston University, which is freely available online at http://ftsite.bu.edu/.
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.
The tertiary structure of Dm-Csp1 was modeled using the [(PS).sup.2]-v2 server [18].
The decrease in the sulfhydryl content coincided with an increase in surface hydrophobicity (Figure 3), which represents change in the tertiary structure of the protein.
The secondary structure was predicted by SOPMA program and the presumed tertiary structure was established using the SWISS-MODEL workspace.
Based on our data, we have no evidence for a crowdinginduced destabilization of RNA 2D structure in favour of tertiary structure as reported by by Nakano et al., 2009, and Strulson et al., 2014 [46,47].