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Quaternary structure

Definition noun A structural level wherein several proteins (or polypeptide subunits) interact through non-covalent bonds to... Read More

Polypeptide

Polypeptide Definition Biology What are polypeptides? A polypeptide is defined as a polymer of amino acids joined together... Read More

Protein

Protein Definition Proteins are biomolecules comprised of amino acid residues joined together by peptide bonds.... Read More

Structure

Definition noun, plural: structures (1) (biology) An arrangement or organization of parts to form an organ, system, or... Read More

Secondary structure

Definition noun A structure of a biological molecule characterized by the local folding within the biopolymer as a result... Read More

Primary structure

Definition noun (biochemistry) A structure of a biological molecule in which there is a precise sequence or order of... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Trophic level

In ecology, a trophic level pertains to a position in a food chain or ecological pyramid occupied by a group of organisms... Read More

Hydrophilic

Hydrophilic Definition What does a hydrophile (or hydrophilic molecule) mean? If a molecule is “water-loving”, it is... Read More

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Deactivation

Definition noun The process of making inactive or the state of becoming less or not active anymore Supplement Deactivation... Read More