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Statistics and molecular structure of biological macromolecules.

Authors
Demchuk-E; Singh-H; Hnizdo-V; Mardia-KV; Sharp-DS
Source
Functional and Spatial Data Analysis. KV Mardia and RG Aykroyd, eds., Leeds, UK: Leeds University Press, 2001 Jul; :9-14
NIOSHTIC No.
20028018
Abstract
The proteins are biological macromolecules that are of primary importance to all living organisms. These macromolecules do the major work in building and controlling cells and tissues. There are more than 30,000 different kinds of protein in our bodies. For example, hemoglobin which carries oxygen to our tissues, insulin that regulates sugar level in the blood, the antibodies that fight infection, the actin and myosin that allows our muscles to contract, and keratin in skin, hair and finger nails are all proteins.
Keywords
Molecular-structure; Biological-agents; Proteins; Amino-acids; Polymers
Publication Date
20010709
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Mardia-KV; Aykroyd-RG
Fiscal Year
2001
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
HELD
Source Name
Proceedings in Functional and Spatial Data Analysis, International Conference, July 9-11, 2001 Leeds, UK
State
WV
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