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Analysis of side-chain conformation in proteins

Bhat, TN and Sasisekharan, V and Vijayan, M (1979) Analysis of side-chain conformation in proteins. In: International Journal of Peptide & Protein Research, 13 (2). pp. 170-184.

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The crystal structures of a number of globular proteins are currently available. An analysis of the distribution of side-chains among different allowed conformations in these proteins has been carried out. The observed conformations of individual residues are discussed on the basis of well-known stereochemical criteria. The population distribution of side-chains in different allowed regions in conformational space can be explained largely on the basis of simple steric considerations. In addition to examining the conformational behaviour of individual residues, some population distributions of conformational angles of general interest involving groups of residues have also been analyzed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: International Journal of Peptide & Protein Research
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Munksgaard Int Publ ltd.
Keywords: Aminoacidresidues;conformational angles;globul arproteins;population distributions in conformational space;side-chain conformation
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2010 06:47
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2010 06:47
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/34513

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