Large Molecules Problem Set
Problem 7: Weak forces involved in interactions between macromoleculesTwo macromolecules, such as proteins, can adhere tightly and specifically to each other. How can weak forces such as electrostatic attraction, van der Waals bonds, hydrogen bonds, and hydrophobic forces lead to such strong adherence?
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
The University of Arizona
Revised: February 5, 2003
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