MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: What causes variation in protein structure?

Date: Thu Dec 2 21:17:59 2004
Posted by J.P.
Grade level: undergrad School: Queen's University
City: Kingston State/Province: ON Country: Canada
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 1102043879.Bc

What are the "mechanisms" by which variations in protein structure could 
arise? During genetic replication?(trancription, translation?)
Could variations in their structure also arise over evolutionary time? 
(Isoforms, alleles, gene families?)

Re: What causes variation in protein structure?

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