amino acid sequence

Definition / meaning of amino acid sequence

The arrangement of amino acids in a protein. Proteins can be made from 20 different kinds of amino acids, and the structure and function of each protein are determined by the kinds of amino acids used to make it and how they are arranged.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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