protein structure help req.

Kaj Stenberg kstenber at
Fri Nov 14 05:09:00 EST 1997

mark <mark at> wrote:
> hi,apologies if this req. is in the wrong ng.
> as part of my wifes studies in biology she has been requested to give an
> account of the structure of proteins and using suitable examples explain how
> their structure enables them to carry out their function,showing relevant
> diagrams.
> i am aware that this may be extremely basic to many posters/readers,but if
> any one can provide us with some information we would be extremely grateful.
> many thanks in advance..
>    mark at

If you can use a library I recommend Branden's book "introduction to
protein structure". That would give a good starting point (a more
detailed would be A. Fersht's book, forgot the name right now, maybe
"Enzyme structure and function")

Kaj Stenberg, Ph. D 
Department of Biosciences            tel. +358-9-708 59032
Division of Biochemistry             fax +358-9-708 59068
P. O. Box 56, Viikinkaari 5          e-mail kstenber at
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

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