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Motifs. ” One very common motif is the β α β motif, which creates a fold or crease; the socalled “Rossmann fold” at the core of nucleotide binding sites in a wide variety of proteins is a β α β α β motif. A second motif that occurs in many proteins is the β barrel, a β sheet folded around to form a tube. A third type of motif, the α turn α motif, is important because many proteins use it to bind the DNA double helix. Tertiary Structure. The final folded shape of a globular protein, which positions the various motifs and folds nonpolar side groups into the interior, is called a protein’s tertiary structure.

Motifs. ” One very common motif is the β α β motif, which creates a fold or crease; the socalled “Rossmann fold” at the core of nucleotide binding sites in a wide variety of proteins is a β α β α β motif. A second motif that occurs in many proteins is the β barrel, a β sheet folded around to form a tube. A third type of motif, the α turn α motif, is important because many proteins use it to bind the DNA double helix. Tertiary Structure. The final folded shape of a globular protein, which positions the various motifs and folds nonpolar side groups into the interior, is called a protein’s tertiary structure.

These fold-backs and coils constitute the protein’s secondary structure. A globular protein folds up on itself further to assume a threedimensional (c) tertiary structure. Many proteins aggregate with other polypeptide chains in clusters; this clustering is called the (d) quaternary structure of the protein. followed by 130 zeros—more than the number of atoms known in the universe). This is an important property of proteins because it permits such great diversity. Secondary Structure. The amino acid side groups are not the only portions of proteins that form hydrogen bonds.

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