Chapter 2. First Steps of Protein Structure Prediction

  1. Janusz M. Bujnicki1,2
  1. Karolina Majorek2,
  2. Łukasz Kozłowski1,
  3. Marcin Jąkalski2 and
  4. Janusz M. Bujnicki1,2

Published Online: 18 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470741894.ch2

Prediction of Protein Structures, Functions, and Interactions

Prediction of Protein Structures, Functions, and Interactions

How to Cite

Majorek, K., Kozłowski, Ł., Jąkalski, M. and Bujnicki, J. M. (2008) First Steps of Protein Structure Prediction, in Prediction of Protein Structures, Functions, and Interactions (ed J. M. Bujnicki), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470741894.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, ul. Ks. Trojdena 4, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, ul. Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznan, Poland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, ul. Ks. Trojdena 4, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, ul. Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznan, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 DEC 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517673

Online ISBN: 9780470741894

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Keywords:

  • protein structure prediction steps;
  • secondary structure prediction and knowledge-based structure prediction;
  • Dictionary of Secondary Structure in Proteins (DSSP);
  • secondary structure assignment - STRIDE;
  • P-SEA, SECSTR, KAKSI, SEGNO, PALSSE methods;
  • secondary structure prediction software;
  • supersecondary structure prediction;
  • multiple sequence information

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Secondary Structure and Its Assignment for Known Protein Structures

  • Prediction of Secondary Structure and Solvent Accessibility for Water-soluble Proteins

  • Prediction of Secondary Structure for Transmembrane Proteins

  • Prediction of Supersecondary Structure

  • Disorder Prediction

  • Prediction of Long-range Contacts between Amino Acid Residues

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

  • References