pleated sheet


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pleated sheet

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Beta sheets consist of beta strands (also [beta]-strand) connected laterally by at least two or three backbone hydrogen bonds, forming a generally twisted, pleated sheet.
The secondary protein structure a polypeptide is the small part and polypeptide sequence, curls up into an alpha helix or beta pleated sheets.