Computer Modelling in Molecular Biology by Julia M. Goodfellow

By Julia M. Goodfellow

This e-book provides an application-oriented creation to molecular simulation concepts used to review quite a lot of difficulties in molecular biology. every one bankruptcy focuses intimately on one type of program, together with the clinical historical past, the fitting method and the connection to experimental effects. The ebook comprises many parts of curiosity to easy and commercial scientists, together with: - flexibility of peptides - protein-peptide interactions - ion translocation throughout membranes - modelling protein and nucleic acid conformations - balance of mutant proteins - modelling conformational transitions presently the single updated compilation to be had, this booklet allows readers to get an summary of the equipment and the way they're utilized in quite a few really expert functions with no need to look for them in a good number of papers in several journals.

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The circle near the top of the structure marks the position of the copper. In this case the double P-sheet portion of these molecules retains the same fold, but the long loop at the left changes its conformation completely. 20 Tim LJ? Hubbard and Arthur M. Lesk It should be emphasised that, only the residues of the core can be aligned, that is, there is some correct residue-residue correspondence that links residues with the same structural context in two proteins. If one deals with sequences only, the standard sequence alignment procedures will reproduce this correct structure alignment provided the sequences are sufficiently closely related.

The disadvantages of these methods are that (1) most provide only an assessment of the structure as a whole rather than of local regions (models are frequently only partially right e. g. [86]) (2) even at this level they are inaccurate, i. e. some experimentally determined structures are classified as incorrect whereas some misfolded models are classed as correct in blind tests and (3) that the results are essentially dependent on the quality of the model rather than the correctness of its fold.

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