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Synonyms for helix

Synonyms for helix

a curve that lies on the surface of a cylinder or cone and cuts the element at a constant angle

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

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Plots generated in this study clearly indicate that there are geometric shifts in the polypeptides as a function of the form in which they are minimized, and compares polyalanines with 50 residues for a sheeted structure (five parallel sheets), an alpha helix and a beta helix, with the alpha structure showing the widest range of angles.
Located in Seward, the center sits on a seven-acre waterfront site adjacent to the school's Institute of Marine Science, Seward Marine Center, a marine laboratory and home port of Alaska's oceanographic vessel, Alpha Helix.
Genomics One Corporation (Montreal Exchange, GNX), a world leader in genomics and post-genomics technologies, today announced the closure of a two- year renewable exclusive agreement with Alpha Helix AB (Uppsala, Sweden), a leader in reagent management systems, to market a novel cloning kit that combines the most accurate and error-proof cloning technology, Genomics One's TrueBlue(R) Technology, with Alpha Helix's revolutionary liquid dispensing system, MicroCartridge(TM).
The R/V Alpha Helix would arrive at a location, and teams of divers and intertidal ecologists would burst forth to don our diving equipment, gather our sampling gear, and deploy inflatable boats and whalers.
Kemia applies its medicinal chemistry experience to create proprietary chemistries for two large and yet underdeveloped classes of small molecule drug opportunities -- alpha helix interactions and allosteric kinase inhibitors.
A tug on the protein made it lengthen by 3 nano-meters, just the amount one would expect when something the size of an alpha helix unfolds from the barrel.
Genomics One Corporation (Montreal Exchange, GNX), a world leader in genomics and post-genomics technologies, today announced the closure of a two-year renewable exclusive agreement with Alpha Helix AB (Uppsala, Sweden), a leader in reagent management systems, to market a novel cloning kit that combines the most accurate and error-proof cloning technology, Genomics One's TrueBlue(R) Technology, with Alpha Helix's revolutionary liquid dispensing system, MicroCartridge(TM).
Kemia applies proprietary chemistries and medicinal chemistry experience to two large and as yet underdeveloped classes of small molecule drug opportunities -- alpha helix interactions and allosteric kinase inhibitors.