Protein Structure

  • Ian M. Rosenberg


Proteus, a Greek sea god and keeper of all knowledge, would not give up information easily. Even while being held down, he would struggle mightily, assuming different forms before revealing any of his secrets. Although proteins were not named after Proteus, the description could not be more appropriate.


Polypeptide Chain Peptide Bond Quaternary Structure Secondary Structural Element Nonpolar Amino Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian M. Rosenberg
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  1. 1.Jackson 715, G.I. UnitMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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