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Protein Secondary Structures: Prediction

  1. John-Marc Chandonia

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003039



How to Cite

Chandonia, J.-M. 2001. Protein Secondary Structures: Prediction. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of California, San Francisco, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001


Secondary structure prediction methods are computational algorithms that predict the secondary structure of a protein (i.e. α helices, β strands and turns) from the primary structure (the amino acid sequence).


  • neural networks;
  • nearest neighbour;
  • secondary structure prediction