Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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How to Cite
Fink, A. L. 2001. Molten Globule. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Molten globules are compact, partially folded conformations of proteins that have near-native compactness, substantial secondary structure, little detectable tertiary structure and increased solvent-exposed hydrophobic surface area relative to the native state.
- partially folded intermediate;
- protein folding;
- protein conformation;
- protein structure