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RPS: Repeats in Protein Sequences

Babu, Venkatesh and Uthayakumar, M and Vaishnavi, Kirti M and Senthilkumar, R and Shankar, M and Archana, C and Priya, Sathya S and Sekar, Kanagaraj (2011) RPS: Repeats in Protein Sequences. In: Journal of Applied Crystallography, 44 (Part 3). pp. 647-650.

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Repeats are two or more contiguous segments of amino acid residues that are believed to have arisen as a result of intragenic duplication, recombination and mutation events. These repeats can be utilized for protein structure prediction and can provide insights into the protein evolution and phylogenetic relationship. Therefore, to aid structural biologists and phylogeneticists in their research, a computing resource (a web server and a database), Repeats in Protein Sequences (RPS), has been created. Using RPS, users can obtain useful information regarding identical, similar and distant repeats (of varying lengths) in protein sequences. In addition, users can check the frequency of occurrence of the repeats in sequence databases such as the Genome Database, PIR and SWISS-PROT and among the protein sequences available in the Protein Data Bank archive. Furthermore, users can view the three-dimensional structure of the repeats using the Java visualization plug-in Jmol. The proposed computing resource can be accessed over the World Wide Web at http://bioserver1.physics.iisc.ernet.in/rps/.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Applied Crystallography
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to John Wiley & Sons.
Keywords: amino acid repeats;protein sequences;protein structure prediction;RPS.
Department/Centre: Division of Information Sciences (Doesn't exist now) > BioInformatics Centre
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2011 07:22
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2018 15:50
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/38219

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