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How is hydrogen bonding useful?

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A hydrogen bond is the attractive interaction of a hydrogen atom with an electronegative atom, such as nitrogen, oxygen or fluorine, that comes from another molecule or chemical group. Hydrogen bonding plays an important role in determining the three-dimensional structures adopted by proteins and nucleic bases.

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