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Hydrophobic Collapse (PROBLEM/Delete?)

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Overview and Learning Objectives

This model is large enough to display preliminary patterns of protein folding, including hydrophobic withdrawal into the core of the globular protein.

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Molecular Biology

  • Primary structure
  • Protein
  • Protein Folding

Physics/Chemistry

  • Hydrophobicity

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Textbook References

  • Biology (Miller and Levine) Prentice Hall 5th Edition - Unit 2: Chapter 7 - Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis
  • Cell Biology (Pollard and Earnshaw) Saunders 2002 - Chapter 18: Protein Synthesis and Folding in the Cytoplasm

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Created by CC Project: Molecular Workbench using Molecular Workbench

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These materials are based upon work supported
by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers
9980620, ESI-0242701, EIA-0219345, DUE-0402553, and 0628181.

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