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Existing or taking place within a molecule.
- ‘This tertiary structure is stabilized by salt bridges, intramolecular hydrogen bonds, and four disulfide bridges.’
- ‘Here we seek to study inter- and intramolecular forces among water and biological molecules as models of the rudimentary interactions that govern protein folding.’
- ‘Gating currents represent intramolecular motions of ion channels in response to changes in transmembrane potential.’
- ‘Studies of protein dynamics have shown that the interaction of the protein surface with the water molecule strongly increases the intramolecular mobility of the protein.’
- ‘The attractions of molecules for each other are called intermolecular interactions to distinguish them from covalent and ionic bonding, forms of intramolecular interactions.’
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