Fundamental knowledge for studying protein structure


by phyalan
Tags: biology, biophysics, knowledge, protein
phyalan
phyalan is offline
#1
Aug13-13, 05:01 PM
P: 20
Hi everyone,
I am physics student but is interested in studying biology as well. I plan to take on a project on studying protein structure ( to be specific, structure of ion channels). I am rather weak in chemistry though, so I am wondering what fundamental knowledge in chemistry/biology (e.g. something about the properties and interactions between amino acids?) I need for my study. Is there anyone who work in similar field as a physicist can provide me with suggestion of textbooks that are suitable for my study?
MANY THANKS in advance!
Phys.Org News Partner Biology news on Phys.org
Lemurs match scent of a friend to sound of her voice
New research shows how pathogenic E. coli O157:H7 binds to fresh vegetables
A European bear's point of view, finally on film

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Protein structure drawing method Biology 4
Will better knowledge of protein folding mean that we can predict rxns? Biology 2
Protein structure, saccharides and fats Biology 1
My misunderstandings about protein structure Biology 1
[SOLVED] Secondary structure of protein. Biology, Chemistry & Other Homework 2