Smaller Piece Making Up Bigger Pieces...

a: Polypeptide ~
b: a strand of yarn

What: "One way to think of this relationship is that a polypeptide is like a strand of yarn with no discernible shape. A protein is like a sweater--the polypeptide yarns are woven together in a specific way, thus gaining shape and function in the creation of the sweater."

Writer: Not Stated
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 13 2013 6:58 PM

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