al|pha-he|lix

al|pha-he|lix
al|pha-he|lix «AL fuh HEE lihks», noun.
the molecular structure of many proteins, made up of a single spiral or coil of amino acid with a line of hydrogen bonds as its backbone.

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  • alpha-helix — al·pha he·lix or à he·lix .al fə hē liks n the coiled structural arrangement of many proteins consisting of a single chain of amino acids stabilized by hydrogen bonds compare beta sheet, DOUBLE HELIX al·pha he·li·cal hel i kəl, hē li adj …   Medical dictionary

  • alpha helix — al′pha he′lix n. biochem. the spatial configuration of many protein molecules in which the polypeptide backbone is stabilized by hydrogen bonds between amino acids in successive helical turns • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • a — acar·a·pis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·a·sis; ac·a·ri·na; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·rine; ac·a·ri·nol·o·gy; ac·a·ri·no·sis; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; ac·a·roid; ac·a·rol·o·gist; ac·a·rol·o·gy; ac·a·ro·pho·bia; ac·a·rus; acat·a·lep·sy; acat·a·lex·is;… …   English syllables

  • -dac·ty·lous; — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

  • -dac·ty·ly; — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

  • -dac·tyl·ism; — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

  • e — ab·i·e·tate; ab·i·e·tene; abio·gen·e·sis; abi·og·e·nist; abra·si·om·e·ter; ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter; aca·cat·e·chin; ac·ac·e·tin; acad·e·mist; acad·e·my; ac·cel·er·om·e·ter; ac·e·tab·u·lar; ac·e·tab·u·lar·ia; ac·e·tab·u·late; ac·e·tab·u·lif·era;… …   English syllables

  • tion — ab·bre·vi·a·tion; ab·di·ca·tion; ab·duc·tion; ab·er·ra·tion; ab·er·ra·tion·al; ab·jec·tion; ab·junc·tion; ab·ju·ra·tion; ab·lac·ta·tion; ab·la·tion; ab·lu·tion; ab·mi·gra·tion; ab·ne·ga·tion; ab·o·li·tion; ab·o·li·tion·ary; ab·o·li·tion·dom;… …   English syllables

  • um — abe·ce·dar·i·um; ab·sin·thi·um; acan·tho·cyb·i·um; ac·a·ri·nar·i·um; ac·a·ro·ce·cid·i·um; acera·the·ri·um; ach·ro·ma·ti·um; acon·ti·um; ac·ri·din·i·um; ac·ro·tar·si·um; ac·tin·i·um; ac·ti·no·sphae·ri·um; ac·ti·no·trich·i·um; ac·ti·no·ura·ni·um;… …   English syllables

  • Liste des codes ISO 639-3 — L ISO 639 3 est une partie de la norme ISO 639 qui définit une codification des noms de langues, avec un niveau de détail linguistique fin, puisqu elle contient 7 622 item (sur les 26 × 26 × 26 = 17 656 combinaisons possibles de code… …   Wikipédia en Français

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