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Protein Conformation

"Protein Conformation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Protein Conformation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Protein Conformation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2748 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 120 publications in 1998 and 2006
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