- protein sequence
- protein structure, primary
- The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining protein conformation.
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- The linear order of the amino acids in a protein or peptide.
Definition from: Office of Rare Diseases
at the National Institutes of Health
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.