5. Local Structure Alphabets

  1. Huzefa Rangwala2 and
  2. George Karypis3
  1. Agnel Praveen Joseph and
  2. Aurélie Bornot

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470882207.ch5

Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction: Methods and Algorithms

Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction: Methods and Algorithms

How to Cite

Praveen Joseph, A. and Bornot, A. (2010) Local Structure Alphabets, 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.ch5

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. Institut National de la Santéet de la Recherche Médicale, UMR-S 665, Dynamique des Structures et Interactions des Macromolécules Biologiques (DSIMB), UniversitéParis Diderot, Paris, France

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

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Keywords:

  • local structure alphabets, proteins - crucial key role in most cellular processes;
  • local structure libraries and structural alphabet - approximating local structures in proteins;
  • Bayesian probabilistic approach, utilized for prediction of PBs from amino acid sequence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Repeating Structural Elements in Proteins

  • Beyond Secondary Structures

  • Local Structure Libraries

  • PBs

  • Conclusions and Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References