The Cell: A Molecular Approach 7th Edition

Published by Sinauer Associates
ISBN 10: 160535290X
ISBN 13: 978-1-60535-290-9

Chapter 2 - Molecules and Membranes - Question - Page 78: 6


The linear sequence of amino acids is the primary structure of proteins.

Work Step by Step

The secondary and other higher order structures of proteins are determined by the primary structure. Christien Anfinsen demonstrated that a denatured molecule of RNase can refold to its 3D structure without assistance from an external component.
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