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secondary structure


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The protein structure characterized by folding of the peptide chain into an alpha helix, beta sheet, or random coil.
  • noun The folded, helical structure of double-stranded DNA.

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  • noun biochemistry The general three-dimensional structure of a biopolymer such as DNA or a protein.


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