Proteins
Proteins

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Proteins

1.4.2 Protein fold

Protein folds are often very extensive arrangements, combining elements of secondary and supersecondary structure. Some of the most common protein folds are described in Table 4 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] with examples of proteins that contain them. Notice that proteins can be conveniently divided into three classes, on the basis of the elements of secondary structure that they contain: all α helix, all β sheet, or mixed α helix and β sheet (α/β).

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