Protein Folding & Structure Prediction Posters

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When proteins form polypeptide chains, they form primary structure - their amino acid sequence - secondary structure - their local shapes - and tertiary structure - their global fold and shape. Tertiary structure and its prediction are of vital importance to the biology community because of its importance for manipulating gene expression, cell-wide processes, and more. Because of the innumerable possibilities for even a simple primary structure protein, prediction is incredibly difficult. As bioinformatics technologies advance, though, our understanding of tertiary folding advances.

Creation Date

Fall 2015

Course Name

Bioinformatics

Teacher

Sarah O'Leary-Driscoll

Disciplines

Biology | Education | Science and Mathematics Education

Poster 4: Tertiary Structure

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