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To best appreciate the content of this chapter you need to INTERACTIVELY EXAMINE
a number of protein structures.
If you haven't done so already, we STRONGLY URGE you to install
the FREE molecular viewer software, RasMol and configure it to be automatically
invoked by chemical/MIME. See our Technology Page to find
In this chapter we study the units of biological structures which are
composed of assemblies of individual elements of tertiary structure.
There are several aspects to consider, not all of which are covered
If you have MAGE installed and configured for Chemical MIME, you can view the
Branden and Tooze,
Protein Science and
Protein Tourist Kinemages, some of which are relevant to this material.
Again, refer to the
Technology Page if necessary.
There are some links to appropriate Kinemages within this chapter.
We wish to thank the following for material incorporated into this chapter
- Jon Cooper
- Raj Gill
- Neil Isaac's & Group, Glasgow
- Judith Murray-Rust
- Nature (Macmillan Magazines Limited)
- Manuel Peitsch & the The Swiss-3DImage Collection
- Helen Saibil & Birkbeck Chaperonin Group
- Oliver Smart
- N. Srinivasan
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