[BiO BB] How many peptide residues can form a meaningful/functional protein sequence?
jmfreeman at attbi.com
Sun Feb 9 12:27:49 EST 2003
If you your definition is broad enough that you can use the very small
peptide chain held in the MHC complex's "Jaws of Life" as a possible
lower bound of a "meaningful functional protein sequence". Take a look
as a basic reference.
On Sunday, February 9, 2003, at 09:00 AM, #JIA YIYU# wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can anybody here tell me how many peptide residues can form a
> meaningful/functional protein sequence? Or in other words, what is the
> shortest protein sequence? Or normally, how many peptide residues form
> one functional sub unit in a protein molecule?
> Any helpful reference links and papers will be appreciated very much
> too! Thanks in advance!
> Jia Yiyu
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