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Organic molecules composed of amino acids.
The building blocks of proteins. Amino acids compose proteins.
A type of bond that joins amino acids together.
A chain formed when three or more amino acids join together.
The most simple structure of proteins composed of a chain of amino acids.
The second level of organization of proteins where amino acid chains twist and fold.
The third level of organization of proteins where amino acids continue to twist and fold forming a 3-D shape.
The most complex level of protein structure where the tertiary structure of several amino acid chains are bonded together.