Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Sansom, M. S. 2001. Hydrophobicity Plots. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Hydrophobicity plots are used to identify sequences of amino acids in proteins that form transmembrane helices – parts of the protein that span the lipid membrane. This information can be used to aid determination of the structure of membrane proteins.
- membrane proteins;
- computer prediction;
- α helices;