Hairpin

Chain reversal between two adjacent beta strands

hairpin

(= alpha hairpin; a hairpin; beta hairpin; b hairpin) Protein motif formed by two adjacent regions of a polypeptide chain that lie antiparallel and alongside each other. Depending on whether the polypeptide is in alpha-helix or beta strand configuration, can be described as alpha hairpin or beta hairpin, respectively.

Hairpin

• (n.) A pin, usually forked, or of bent wire, for fastening the hair in place, -- used by women.
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hairpin

(from the article `jewelry`) In the time of the Shang dynasty, in the last centuries of the 2nd millennium , bone and ivory hairpins with ends carved in the form of birds or ...
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hairpin

noun a double pronged pin used to hold women`s hair in place
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Hairpin

[fashion] A hair pin or hairpin is a long device used to hold a person`s hair in place. It may be used simply to secure long hair out of the way for convenience or as part of an elaborate hairstyle or coiffure. The earliest evidence for dressing the hair may be seen in carved `venus figurines` such as the Venus of Brassempouy and the Venus ...
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Hairpin

Hair'pin` (-pĭn`) noun A pin, usually forked, or of bent wire, for fastening the hair in place, -- used by women.
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Hairpin

A tight looping curve on a race track.
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Hairpin

A very slow, tight, sometimes 180-degree, turn.
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Hairpin

Hairpin is British slang for a male homosexual.
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hairpin

The structure formed by a polynucleic acid by base-pairing between neighboring complementary sequences of a single strand of either DNA or RNA. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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hairpin

Two closed gates set in succession and vertical to each other which forces the skier to make two rapid turns, exit travelling in same direction across the slope as entry
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hairpin

Type: Term Pronunciation: hār′pin Definitions: 1. The structure formed by a polynucleic acid by base-pairing between neighboring complementary sequences of a single strand of either DNA or RNA. 2. The structure seen in a prostaglandin where two segments of the molecule fold back on one another.
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hairpin

[n] - a double pronged pin used to hold women`s hair in place
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