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A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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The HSP90 family and the cooperating complexes HSP70/HSP40 and HSP60/HSP10 act as folder chaperones mediating the folding and restoration of the correct conformation of polypeptide chains inactivated by ROS.
The code is read in groups of three nucleotides and each triplet of nucleotides codes for one of the twenty amino acids which link together in a polypeptide chain to form a protein.
The final coordinates of the structure th at was solved by molecular replacement are composed of three complete polypeptide chains of 127 amino acid residues.
Remind students that the P Site is the site where the growing polypeptide chain is made.
Although no comparable data were available to determine the extent of the students' achievement when taught solely by PowerPoint, I had observed that the students generally struggled to comprehend and visualize the details of transcription and assembly of the amino acids on the polypeptide chain during the lecture period.
[USPRwire, Thu Aug 22 2019] Cartino Collagen also known as fish collagen is an artificially fabricated, irregular fibrous material consisting of numerous polypeptide chains of protein folded in a triple helical conformation.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 22 2019] Cartino Collagen also known as fish collagen is an artificially fabricated, irregular fibrous material consisting of numerous polypeptide chains of protein folded in a triple helical conformation.
The mechanism of action of MycA/B involves inhibition of protein translocation by Sec61, a transmembrane pore which permits passage of polypeptide chains across or into endoplasmic reticulum (ER) membranes.
Polypeptide chains are shown with a cylinder model and colored rainbow from blue (N-terminus) to red (C-terminus) in A chain and light blue in B chain, respectively.
Collagen molecules are 280 nm long, with molar mass of 360,000 Da; they are stabilized by hydrogen bonds and intermolecular bonds (Silva and Penna, 2012), which are composed of three helical polypeptide chains, each with about 1000 amino acids, which are called an [+ or -] chain.
This protein is one of the nuclear-coded polypeptide chains of cytochrome c oxidase, the terminal oxidase in mitochondrial electron transport.