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Synonyms for coil

Synonyms for coil

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

Synonyms for coil

a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine

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a contraceptive device placed inside a woman's womb

tubing that is wound in a spiral

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to wind or move in a spiral course

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make without a potter's wheel

wind around something in coils or loops

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The TM-C used for crystallography was a parallel homo-dimer and two a-helices are expected to form a symmetric coiled-coil structure.
One of them (WAT1) is unusual, because it was located in the hydrophobic core of a coiled-coil structure.
A high score means that a particular amino acid is likely to be in a coiled-coil structure.
These can identify coiled-coil motifs in the proteins that viruses secrete and enable them to enter cells.
A previous report has indicated that NT-proBNP exists as a coiled-coil trimer, based on size-exclusion HPLC (SE-HPLC) of human, plasma-extracted material and a computer algorithm that predicts coiled-coils (7).
NT-proBNP was reported to be a trimer containing a coiled-coil motif of repeating heptad units (7).