10 terms

Protein Modeling

Primary Structure
Written out in a line N-C-O
Secondary Structure
3 dimensional structure that you can still write in linear form: VALTIVL
Tertiary Structure
The 3-dimensional makeup of a protein that cannot be written in linear form.
Covalent bond
The strongest individual bond.
Basic residues
Residues that will take a positive charge.
Acidic residues
Residues that will take a negative charge.
Disulfide bridge
The strongest possible structure between cysteine residues.
Quaterny structure
A combination of two or more chains.
Polar amino acids are ______.
Nonpolar amino acids are ______.