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Unformatted text preview: nature, they can easily form hydrogen bonds with water. c.) A proteins structure is contained in the primary amino acid sequence of the polypeptide chain and will always fold back to the thermodynamically most stable state. Therefore, the hydrophobic nature of a proteins amino acids will determine its conformation and the interiors of folded proteins consist mainly of hydrophobic amino acids, with the hydrophilic amino acids on the surface, where they interact with water....
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2008 for the course BMEN 289 taught by Professor Kaunas during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '07