from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biochemistry A sequence of several proline residues in a polypeptide or protein; tends to generate an anomalous left-handed helix conformation


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Here we examine the role of the SH3 domain of postsynaptic density 95 (PSD95) by using mice that carry a single amino-acid substitution in the polyproline-binding site.

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

  • Inexplicably broad distributions also have been observed in smFRET measurements on polyproline helices

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.