Figure 2.17. Protein denaturation and refolding.

Figure 2.17Protein denaturation and refolding

Ribonuclease (RNase) is a protein of 124 amino acids (indicated by numbers). The protein is normally folded into its native conformation, which contains four disulfide bonds (indicated as paired circles representing the cysteine residues).

From: The Molecular Composition of Cells

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The Cell: A Molecular Approach. 2nd edition.
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