tertiary structure


tertiary structure
the three-dimensional structure of a monomeric macromolecule or of a subunit of a multimeric macromolecule.

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  • Tertiary structure — In biochemistry and chemistry, the tertiary structure of a protein or any other macromolecule is its three dimensional structure, as defined by the atomic coordinates. [GoldBookRef|title=tertiary structure|file=T06282] Relationship to primary… …   Wikipedia

  • tertiary structure — The third level of structural organization in a macromolecule. The primary structure of a protein (for example) is the amino acid sequence, the secondary structure is the folding of the peptide chain (alpha helical or beta pleated), the tertiary… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • tertiary structure — The three dimensional conformation taken up by complete macromolecules as a result of intramolecular interactions, such as hydrogen bonding. See: primary structure, secondary structure, quaternary structure …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • tertiary structure — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tertiary structure of protein — tertiary structure of protein. См. третичная структура белка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • tertiary structure of protein — tretinė baltymo struktūra statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Baltymo molekulės forma, kurią fiksuoja vandeniliniai ryšiai, elektrostatinės ir hidrofobinės sąveikos, van der Valso jėgos. atitikmenys: angl. tertiary structure of protein rus.… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Nucleic acid tertiary structure — Example of a large catalytic RNA. The self splicing group II intron from Oceanobacillus iheyensis.[1] The tertiary structure of a nucleic acid is its precise three dimensional structure, as defined by the atomic coordinates.[2] …   Wikipedia

  • Tertiary (disambiguation) — Tertiary (from Latin tertiarius ) is an adjective meaning third or third hand . It may refer to:* The Tertiary period of the geologic time scale. * Tertiaries, members of a Third order (lay folk connected with a Mendicant Order). * Ternary… …   Wikipedia

  • Structure — is a fundamental and sometimes intangible notion covering the recognition, observation, nature, and stability of patterns and relationships of entities. From a child s verbal description of a snowflake, to the detailed scientific analysis of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tertiary hydrogen bond — Hydrogen bonding interaction in proteins plays a crucial role in protein folding, dynamics and function. A few percent of hydrogen bonds connect distant amino acid residues and are not involved in secondary structure stabilization. These hydrogen …   Wikipedia