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A Dodecapeptide folded to form an alpha-Helix

Raul E. Cachau (cachau@ncifcrf.gov) provided this example of a molecular dynamic simulation of the thermal motion of a segment of protein alpha helix.

spacefilling
model

on
off

colourcode for atoms:
C N O H
The side chains of the amino acids are symbolized by single carbon atoms.

© R Bergmann - b-online@botanik.uni-hamburg.de