Protein Structure Prediction: A Practical Approach

Paperback | April 30, 1999

EditorMichael J. E. Sternberg

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The three-dimensional structure of proteins is a key factor in their biological activity. There is an increasing need to be able to predict the structure of a protein once its amino-acid sequence is known; this book presents practical methods of achieving that ambitious aim, using the latestcomputer modelling algorithms.

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The three-dimensional structure of proteins is a key factor in their biological activity. There is an increasing need to be able to predict the structure of a protein once its amino-acid sequence is known; this book presents practical methods of achieving that ambitious aim, using the latestcomputer modelling algorithms.

M. Sternberg is at Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.71 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0199634963

ISBN - 13:9780199634965

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Table of Contents

1. Protein structure prediction - principles and approaches2. Protein sequence alignment and database scanning3. Identification of protein sequence motifs4. Prediction of secondary structure5. Prediction of transmembrane protein topology6. Comparative modelling of proteins7. Antibody combining sites: structure and prediction8. Protein folds and their recognition from sequence9. The combinatorial approach10. Modelling protein conformation by molecular mechanics and dynamics11. Docking ligands to proteins12. The prediction challenge

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`wide ranging and very well documented accounts of the many practical aspects and various areas of application. The book should be of practical value especially to geneticists and molecular biologists.'Aslib Book Guide, vol.62, no.7, July 1997