globular protein


a: Globular protein ~
b: string rolled into a ball

What: "If the polypeptide chains of a fibrous protein are thought of as string twisted into a rope, then a globular protein is like the same string rolled into a ball."

Writer: Glenn Toole, Susan Toole
LCC: QH506
Date: Feb 20 2014 3:40 PM

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