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References conformation. Biochemistry 1969, 8:4108–4116. : Molecular Driving Forces: Statistical Thermodynamics in Chemistry and Biology (Garland, New York and London, 2003). : Stability and stabilization of globular proteins in solution. J. Biotechnol. 2000, 79:193–203. T. : Protein dynamics, folding and misfolding: from basic physical chemistry to human conformational diseases. FEBS Lett. 2001, 498:129–134. Figure 1-36 Results of a molecular dynamics simulation of two interacting alpha helices The diagram shows fluctuations of portions of the structure.

Rev. Biophys. Biomol. Struct. 2000, 29:327–359. : Structure and Mechanism in Protein Science. A Guide to Enzyme Catalysis and Protein Folding (Freeman, New York, 1999). R. : Understanding protein folding via ©2004 New Science Press Ltd From Sequence to Structure Chapter 1 21 1-10 Tertiary Structure The condensing of multiple secondary structural elements leads to tertiary structure In a folded protein, the secondary structure elements fold into a compact and nearly solid object stabilized by weak interactions involving both polar and nonpolar groups.

Nevertheless, grouping proteins into families on the basis of their domain architecture is, at a minimum, very useful for studying the way new protein functions may have evolved. The modular nature of protein structure allows for sequence insertions and deletions Deletions and insertions of amino acids can obscure evolutionary relationships, but how is it that long stretches of amino acids, sometimes an entire domain, can be inserted in or deleted from a protein sequence (see Figure 1-42) without disrupting the basic structure of a domain?

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