Figure 3.22. Formation of a secondary structure in a polypeptide.

Figure 3.22Formation of a secondary structure in a polypeptide

An α-helix is shown nucleating at a position containing amino acids that favor helix formation, and extending in either direction until groups of amino acids that block helix formation are reached.

From: Chapter 3, Transcriptomes and Proteomes

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