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