CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon
MyQuestionIcon
0
You visited us 0 times! Enjoying our articles? Unlock Full Access!
Question

In which structure of protein, the polypeptide chain forms all possible hydrogen bonds by twisting into right handed screw?


A

β-pleated sheet structure

No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
B

Primary structure

No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
C

α-helix structure

Right on! Give the BNAT exam to get a 100% scholarship for BYJUS courses
D

Tertiary structure

No worries! We‘ve got your back. Try BYJU‘S free classes today!
Open in App
Solution

The correct option is C

α-helix structure


In α-helix structure, a polypeptide chain forms all possible hydrogen bonds by twisting into right handed screw with the -NH group of each amino acid residue hydrogen bond to -CO of an adjacent turn of the helix.


flag
Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
0
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
similar_icon
Related Videos
thumbnail
lock
Aminoacids and Proteins
BIOLOGY
Watch in App
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
CrossIcon