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MoRF (plural MoRFs)

  1. (biochemistry) Acronym of molecular recognition feature.
    • 2015, Pallab Bhowmick, Mainak Guharoy, Peter Tompa, “Bioinformatics Approaches for Predicting Disordered Protein Motifs”, in Isabella C. Felli; Roberta Pierattelli, editors, Intrinsically Disordered Proteins Studied by NMR Spectroscopy (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; 870), Springer, →ISBN, page 294:
      The p53 peptide (red cartoon) that is recognized by the folded SWIB domain (surface representation) of MDM2 (PDB code: 1YCR) is a MoRF that attains a helical bound state conformation.