pleated sheet


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pleated sheet

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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.
The secondary protein structure a polypeptide is the small part and polypeptide sequence, curls up into an alpha helix or beta pleated sheets. Tertiary structure creating an even more complex structure in three dimensional shapes.