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why are peptide bonds planar and rigid?

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Old 08-03-2009, 01:20 AM
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I was wonder what causes the peptide bond to be planar and rigid?
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Chemists might give you different answers, but I was always taught that it was to reduce the interactions between side chains on amino acids.
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