Chapter 12. Chirality in Biochemistry: A Computational Approach for Investigating Biomolecule Conformations

  1. Prof. Bruno Pignataro
  1. Adriana Pietropaolo

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch12

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

How to Cite

Pietropaolo, A. (2010) Chirality in Biochemistry: A Computational Approach for Investigating Biomolecule Conformations, in Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life (ed B. Pignataro), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch12

Editor Information

  1. University of Palermo, Department of Physical Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Universitá di Catania, Dipartimento di Scienze, Chimiche, Viale A. Doria 6, Catania I-95125, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325412

Online ISBN: 9783527630516

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Keywords:

  • chirality;
  • protein conformation;
  • homochirality;
  • STRIDE;
  • coiled coils

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Computational Techniques for Studying Protein Dynamics

  • Employing Chirality to Analyze Protein Motions

  • Perspectives

  • Acknowledgments

  • References