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sec·on·dar·y struc·ture

the localized arrangement in space of regions of a biopolymer; often these types of structures are regular and recurring along one dimension, for example, the α-helix often found in proteins.

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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PredictProtein server was also used to predict secondary structure, solvent accessibility, disorder regions and protein-protein binding sites [11].
Effect of mRNA secondary structure in the regulation of gene expression: unfolding of stable loop causes the expression of Taq polymerase in E.
The [beta]-sheet (also [beta]-pleated sheet) is a common motif of regular secondary structure in proteins.
Thus, the results of this research can help to obtain better nutritional value in protein through the diversification rules of the secondary structure of soybean meal protein with appropriate extrusion processing.
Specifically, [alpha]-helices and [beta]-sheets in the protein secondary structures can affect digestibility of feed proteins (Dyson and Wright, 1993).
The models of the secondary structure of mRNA were generated by means of the CentroidFold software (Hamada et al.
This was probably caused by changes in the protein's secondary structure or by the masking of the epitopes.
With the application of BGSM, the protein secondary structure prediction can obtain a better learning accuracy compared with other related algorithms.
These additives not only prevent secondary structure formation of both templates and primers, but also increase the annealing chance of primers to plate strands at temperatures lower than the melting temperature of primers (1), (3), (5), (7), (9).
Therefore, this work was to prepare the keratin films blended with different kinds of sugar for study their affects on the secondary structure and thermal stability of keratin films.
The sequences were verified as ITS2 after evaluating the results of an NCBI BLAST query, secondary structure analysis, and the identification of specific sequence motifs known to exist on the ITS2 of mosquitoes (Cole man 2007).
Suarez and Singh (1989) has recommended in their study that modal participation in case of equipment supporting structures both for primary and secondary structure shall be considered.