primary structure

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pri·mar·y struc·ture

in a macromolecule, the sequence of subunits that make up that macromolecule; for example, the amino acid sequence of a protein.

primary structure

n.
The linear sequence of amino acids in a protein or of nucleotides in a nucleic acid.

primary structure

  1. the linear sequence of amino acids in a POLYPEPTIDE CHAIN.
  2. the NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE in nucleic acids.
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GQ Life Sciences' flagship product, GenomeQuest, provides researchers with the ability to search for biological sequences across 815k worldwide patents (or over 345m+ sequences).
BioEdit: a user friendly biological sequence alignment editor and analysis program for windows 95/98/NT.
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Training is designed for educators, principal investigators, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and advanced undergraduate students, and others in the life sciences who work with biological sequence data.
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Co-lead author Niclas Tue Hansen, MSc, from the Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, added: "We let supercomputers model biological processes in tissues across the human organism, based on the knowledge from millions of already published articles.
BONDplus, which is compiled from 15 assembled resources (GenBank, RefSeq, Entrez Gene, and UniProtKB/ Swiss-Prot), lets researchers move from the genome to leverage publicly available biological sequence data, BINDplus biomolecular interaction data, and GENESEQ, a value-added database of patented biological sequences.
All PeR products were purified by using the QIAquick PeR purification kit (Qiagen, Courtaboeuf, France) and sequenced using an ABI Prism sequence (Applera) with Big Dye reaction mixes, using the primers chosen for the initial amplification, and analyzed on the BioEdit biological sequence editor 5.
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Objective: Biological sequence databases are a core source of information in the life sciencesand have nowadays grown to multiple thousand entries.

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