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the overall three-dimensional structure.

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Q: The tertiary structure of a polypeptide refers to?
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Globular or fibrous polypeptide chains are what type of protein structure?

Tertiary structure.

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tertiary structure in a polypeptide

The characteristic globular shape of a polypeptide is?

tertiary structure -------------------------- I would have said spherical.

Quaternary structure of protein?

The quaternary structure is the overall structure of an enzyme complex. This is made of at least two separate polypeptide chains. The 3D structure of one polypeptide is known as the tertiary structure.

What kind of tertiary structure does a polypeptide make?

It depends on the polypeptide. There are multiple bond types that results in multiple shapes. It order for the diversity of proteins to exist, there needs to be variations in tertiary structures. There won't be two different types polypeptides that have the same tertiary structure.

What is the level of protein structure that describes all aspects of the three-dimensional folding of a polypeptide?

tertiary structure

Proteins with more than one polypeptide chain have what structure?

These have quaternary structure. This is the overall shape of all the chains combined. The 3D shape of one polypeptide chain is the tertiary structure.

The overall three-dimensional shape of a single polypeptide is called the?

It is called the tertiary structure.

How can you distinguish between primary secondary tertiary and quaternary structures of proteins and can you give an example of each?

the primary structure of a protein is its linear sequence of amino acids. In discussing protein structure, three further levels of structural complexity are customarily invoked: • Secondary structure is the local spatial arrangement of a polypeptide's backbone atoms without regard to the conformations of its side chains. • Tertiary structure refers to the three-dimensional structure of an entire polypeptide. • Many proteins are composed of two or more polypeptide chains, loosely referred to as subunits. A protein's quaternary structure refers to the spatial arrangement of its subunits.

The overall three-dimensional shape of a polypeptide is called the?

It is called the tertiary structure of a protein. 'Clumping' two or more tertiary protein structures together yields the quaternary form, or shape.

A protein folded into a globular shape in having only one polypeptide chain has what structure?


What is the relationship between the primary and tertiary structure?

The relationship between the primary and tertiary structure of a protein is the both have a sequence of amino acids in a polypeptide chain.orThe sequence of amino acids in a primary structure determines its three-dimensional shape ( secondary and tertiary structure)

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