Numbering is always from the amino terminal end where synthesis of the protein begins on the ribosome. Lysozyme has four disulfide bonds between four pairs of cysteines. The 129 amino acids of hen egg white lysozyme are shown in linear order in Figure 9.12a

Figure 9.12. Lysozyme: (a) linear map, (b) space filling model, (c) backbone representation, and (d) cartoon.

—N—C—C-N—C—C—N—C — C—N—C—C—N—C—C-

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