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Large Molecules Problem Set

Problem 3: Tertiary structure of a protein

The tertiary structure of a protein refers to the:

A. Sequence of amino acids

B. Presence of alpha-helices or beta-sheets

C. Unique three dimensional folding of the molecule
Tertiary structure refers to the overall 3D folding of the polypeptide chain.

D. Interactions of a protein with other subunits of enzymes

E. Interaction of a protein with a nucleic acid

Problem 3 tutorial problem 4

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