[Protein-analysis] Re: Protein Denaturing, Cells, and Shapes

Kyle Legate legatek at hotmail.com
Sun Apr 16 02:21:25 EST 2006

Radium wrote:
> Hi:
> Does a protein molecule take up more length space when denatured than
> when in its native configuration? When a protein is denatured, it is
> uncoiled. Does this mean it takes up more space when denatured?
> If a cell has its proteins denatured, will the shape of the cell
> change? I know the proteins will unfold. But would the cell's shape
> change?
> Thanks,
> Radium
Not necessarily, not necessarily, probably, probably.

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