Characterization of protein secondary structure

Madhavi K. Ganapathiraju, Judith Klein-Seetharaman, N. Balakrishnan, Raj Reddy

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Proteins are undoubtedly the most important functional units in living organisms, and there are tens of thousands of different proteins in the human body. Understanding how these proteins work is crucial to the understanding of the complex biological functions and malfunctions that occur in diseases. This paper briefly reviews the fundamental building blocks of proteins, their primary and secondary structure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-87
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Signal Processing Magazine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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