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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
type genus of the family Helicidae
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In an alpha-helix
, the protein chain is coiled like a loosely-coiled spring.
rods and folded beta-sheet constructions were clearly visible within the 20 subunits of the APC/C, defining the overall architecture of the complex.
The transmembrane segment, an alpha-helix
between amino acids nos.
There are two types of arrangement for secondary structures: the alpha-helix
and beta sheets.
In one case, that of a glucocorticoid receptor protein, they found a specific spiral structure -- an alpha-helix
-- that appears to spur transcription.