alpha-helix

alpha-helix
noun Date: 1955 the coiled structural arrangement of many proteins consisting of a single chain of amino acids stabilized by hydrogen bonds • alpha-helical adjective

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  • alpha helix — alpha helix. См. альфа спираль. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Alpha helix — A common motif in the secondary structure of proteins, the alpha helix (α helix) is a right handed coiled conformation, resembling a spring, in which every backbone N H group donates a hydrogen bond to the backbone C=O group of the amino acid… …   Wikipedia

  • alpha helix — alfa spiralė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Antrinės baltymų struktūros pavidalas. atitikmenys: angl. alpha helix rus. альфа спираль …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Alpha-Helix — Die α Helix ist ein häufig auftretendes Motiv der Sekundärstruktur eines Polypeptids bzw. Proteins. Andere Motive sind das β Faltblatt und drei verschiedene Arten von β Schleifen. Als Sekundärstruktur bezeichnet man die räumliche Lage der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alpha-helix — noun : the coiled structural arrangement of many proteins consisting of a single chain of amino acids that is stabilized by hydrogen bonds compare beta sheet herein double helix herein • alpha helical ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • alpha-helix — (= a helix) A particular helical folding of the polypeptide backbone in protein molecules (both fibrous and globular), in which the carbonyl oxygens are all hydrogen bonded to amide nitrogen atoms three residues along the chain. The translation… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • alpha helix — noun A secondary structure found in many proteins, where the amino acids are arranged in a coil, or helix, with almost no free space on the inside and all side chains being pointed towards the outside …   Wiktionary

  • alpha-helix — al·pha he·lix or à he·lix .al fə hē liks n the coiled structural arrangement of many proteins consisting of a single chain of amino acids stabilized by hydrogen bonds compare beta sheet, DOUBLE HELIX al·pha he·li·cal hel i kəl, hē li adj …   Medical dictionary

  • alpha helix — Biochem. the rodlike spatial configuration of many protein molecules in which the polypeptide backbone is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between amino acids in successive helical turns. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • alpha helix — al′pha he′lix n. biochem. the spatial configuration of many protein molecules in which the polypeptide backbone is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between amino acids in successive helical turns • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

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