10. Tasser-Based Protein Structure Prediction

  1. Huzefa Rangwala2 and
  2. George Karypis3
  1. Shashi Bhushan Pandit,
  2. Hongyi Zhou and
  3. Jeffrey Skolnick

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470882207.ch10

Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction: Methods and Algorithms

Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction: Methods and Algorithms

How to Cite

Bhushan Pandit, S., Zhou, H. and Skolnick, J. (2010) Tasser-Based Protein Structure Prediction, in Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction: Methods and Algorithms (eds H. Rangwala and G. Karypis), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470882207.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Computer Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Author Information

  1. Center for the Study of Systems Biology, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Bioinformatics: Computational Techniques and Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Yi Pan and
  2. Albert Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470470596

Online ISBN: 9780470882207



  • TASSER-based protein structure prediction and TASSER/chunk-TASSER methodology;
  • biochemical function of protein - and 3D structure of biologically active conformation of protein;
  • structure prediction and modeling program TASSER - benchmarking, TASSER's ability to refine threading template and generate final models


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methodology

  • Benchmarking Tasser for Structure Prediction

  • Further Developments of Tasser

  • Tasser's Performance In CASP6-CASP8

  • Applications of Tasser

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References