primary structure

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primary structure (plural primary structures)

  1. (biochemistry) the linear sequence of amino acids covalently linked by peptide bonds to form a single polypeptide chain

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Jeremy M. Berg; Tymoczko, John L.; Stryer, Lubert, “Protein Structure and Function (section: Summary)”, in Biochemistry[1], Fifth edition, W H Freedman and Company, ISSN 0716730510, retrieved on 5 December 2009: