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primary structure

noun
  1. Biochemistry. the basic sequence of amino acids in a polypeptide or protein.
  2. the basic parts of an aircraft, damage to which would be dangerous.
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primary structure in Science

primary structure

  1. The linear sequence of amino acids in a protein. See also quaternary structure secondary structure tertiary structure.
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