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BSDD-2.0: Biomolecules Segment Display Device - An updated web accessible computing resource

Kumar, Sanjeev and Praveen, S and Karthi, R and Sabarinathan, R and Kalaivani, M and Sathiyamoorthy, S and Sekar, K (2009) BSDD-2.0: Biomolecules Segment Display Device - An updated web accessible computing resource. In: Current Science, 97 (1). pp. 28-32.

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Abstract

The existing internet computing resource, Biomolecules Segment Display Device (BSDD), has been updated with several additional useful features. An advanced option is provided to superpose the structural motifs obtained from a search on the Protein Data Bank (PDB) in order to see if the three-dimensional structures adopted by identical or similar sequence motifs are the same. Furthermore, the options to display structural aspects like inter- and intra-molecular interactions, ion-pairs, disulphide bonds, etc. have been provided.The updated resource is interfaced with an up-to-date copy of the public domain PDB as well as 25 and 90% non-redundant protein structures. Further, users can upload the three-dimensional atomic coordinates (PDB format) from the client machine. A free molecular graphics program, JMol, is interfaced with it to display the three-dimensional structures.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Depositing User: Id for Latest eprints
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2009 07:19
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:42
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22459

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