Large Molecules Problem Set
Problem 11: Sequence of a polypeptide
A polypeptide 5 amino acids long is split into various smaller fragments, and the amino acid sequences of some of the fragments are determined. The identified fragments include: his-gly-ser, ala-his, and ala-ala. Predict the primary sequence of the polypeptide.
You have correctly interpreted the source of the fragments.
E. cannot be determined without more information.
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