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Protein Conformation, alpha-Helical MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Protein Conformation, alpha-Helical
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.570.820.709.600.020
Unique ID
D000072756
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072756
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific protein
Scope Note
A secondary structure of proteins that is a right-handed helix or coil, where each amino (N-H) group of the peptide backbone contributes a hydrogen bond to the carbonyl(C=O) group of the amino acid four residues N-terminal to it (n-4). It is the most common type of secondary structure.
Entry Term(s)
alpha-Helical Conformation, Protein
alpha-Helical Protein Conformation
alpha-Helical Structures
alpha-Helices
alpha-Helix
Public MeSH Note
2017; see PROTEIN STRUCTURE, SECONDARY 1992-2016
History Note
2017; use PROTEIN STRUCTURE, SECONDARY 1992-2016
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Protein Conformation, alpha-Helical Preferred
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