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. Silk consists of a(n) _________ structure in which the individual chains of amino acids are lined up lengthwise next to each other.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given statement should be completed.

Concept Introduction:

The silk itself is also known as natural fiber of protein because it consists of sequence of amino acids present in a secondary structure of protein. Beta pleated sheet is present in secondary structure of silk.

Amino acids such as glycine, alanine, and serine present in specific sequence or repeating pattern to produce primary structure of protein.

Explanation

Given:

Silk consist of a ______ structure in which the individual chain of amino acids are lined up lengthwise next to each other.

The secondary structure of silk consists of the beta pleated sheet. The primary structure of protein present in silk consisting the amino acids such as glycine, alanine, serine, which are arranged in specific sequence or repeating pattern...

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