Q: About alpha-Helix structure


Biochemistry Question P-14

 

Side view of an alpha-helix

Side view of an alpha-helix

 

 

 

 

 

This amino acid has a profound effect in the secondary structure of proteins, because when present in the amino acid sequence, it disrupts the a-helix structure:

 

a)     Alanine

 

b)     Glycine

 

c)      Proline

 

d)     Serine

 

e)     tryptophan

 

(The answer in this post)

 

Top view of an alpha-helix

Top view of an alpha-helix

 

4 thoughts on “Q: About alpha-Helix structure

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