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protein tertiary structure

Definition:
The three-dimensional conformation of a polypeptide chain of a globular protein in its native folded state. The tertiary structure is determined by four interactions: hydrogen bonding, electrostatic interactions (ionic), hydrophobic interactions and covalent cross-linkages.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Entry Terms:
  • tertiary protein structure
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/59915
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