Unit

UNIT 2.7 Protein Tertiary Structure Prediction

  1. Dong Xu,
  2. Ying Xu

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471140864.ps0207s19

Current Protocols in Protein Science

Current Protocols in Protein Science

How to Cite

Xu, D. and Xu, Y. 2001. Protein Tertiary Structure Prediction. Current Protocols in Protein Science. 19:2.7:2.7.1–2.7.17.

Author Information

  1. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: MAR 2000

Abstract

This unit addresses how to predict the tertiary structure of a protein from its amino acid sequence using computational methods. Three types of prediction methods--homology modeling, fold recognition, and ab initio prediction--are introduced.