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Keyword - Coiled coil (KW-0175)


Protein which contains at least one coiled coil domain, a type of secondary structure composed of two or more alpha helices which entwine to form a cable structure. In proteins, the helical cables serve a mechanical role in forming stiff bundles of fibres.


  • Heptad repeat pattern




DomainCoiled coil
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