Definition of Protein folding

1. Noun. The process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape. "Understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code"

Exact synonyms: Folding
Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process



Lexicographical Neighbors of Protein Folding

protegee
protegees
proteges
protegrin
protei
proteid
proteide
proteides
proteids
proteiform
protein
protein complex
protein complexes
protein domain
protein domains
protein folding (current term)
protein kinase
protein kinases
protein molecule
protein phosphorylation
protein shake
protein shakes
protein subunit
protein subunits
proteinaceous
proteinase
proteinases
proteinemia
proteinic
proteinless

Literary usage of Protein folding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"protein folding. An alternative possibility is to introduce a function that ... This possibility motivates us to consider the protein folding problem, ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Current research includes: thermodynamics of protein folding and protein interacting; structural thermodynamic analysis of protein folding and protein ..."

3. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"protein folding Debreu was at her workstation when Kirby stopped by and ... The cursor on the screen blinked as she waited for her protein-folding program ..."

4. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"4.4.9 Determination of Three-dimensional Protein Structure One central problem of proteomics is that of protein folding. protein folding is one of the most ..."

5. Computational Biology: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Conrad Burns (1996)
"Advances in X-ray and NMR data analysis will lead directly to rapid developments in the field of protein folding which will be synergistic with developments ..."

6. A Bibliography on Computational Molecular Biology and Geneticsby Sarah Barron, Matthew Witten, Gongxian Liu by Sarah Barron, Matthew Witten, Gongxian Liu (1992)
"[670] Go, N., AND TAKETOMI, H. Studies on protein folding, unfolding and fluctuations by computer simulation. III. Effect of short-range interactions. ..."

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