Molecular Models of Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins

@article{Corey1953MolecularMO,
  title={Molecular Models of Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins},
  author={Robert B. Corey and Linus Carl Pauling},
  journal={Review of Scientific Instruments},
  year={1953},
  volume={24},
  pages={621-627}
}
  • R. Corey, L. Pauling
  • Published 1 August 1953
  • Chemistry, Biology
  • Review of Scientific Instruments
A set of accurate scale models has been developed for use in studies of the structures of amino acids, peptides, and proteins. Models representing atoms or groups of atoms built from hard wood to the scale 1 in.=1A are connected by a clamping device which maintains desired molecular configurations. These accurate models have been used as substitutes for calculation in investigations of the probable configuration of the polypeptide chain in proteins. Analogous models constructed of rubber‐like… 

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The discovery of two helical configurations of the polypeptide chain that satisfy the conditions for diffraction of x-rays in the equatorial direction are reported.

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