Protein structure, folding, and design 2

proceedings of a Dupont-UCLA Symposium held in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, April 4-11, 1987 by Dupont-UCLA Symposium (1987 Steamboat Springs, Colo.)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementeditor, Dale L. Oxender.
SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser., v. 69
ContributionsOxender, Dale L.
LC ClassificationsTP248.P77 D87 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 550 p. :
Number of Pages550
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2396439M
ISBN 100845126687
LC Control Number87026198

Theory of protein folding Jose´ Nelson Onuchic1,2, and Peter G Wolynes1,2,3 Protein folding should be complex. Proteins organize themselves into specific three-dimensional structures, through a myriad of conformational changes. The classical view of protein folding describes this process as a nearly sequential series of discrete intermediates. This is achieved due to development of new fully transferable all-atom potential for protein folding. In the future we plan to build on these development to work towards complete understanding of protein folding mechanism(s) at atomic level of detail and fully automated methods to predict protein structure from sequences in ab initio simulations. Protein Folding What stabilizes a given fold? U F Okay, so the information needed to determine the correctly folded protein structure is contained in the primary sequence -- but what stabilizes a folded protein? 13 Thermodynamic Forces that Stabilize the Folded State. to determine the tertiary structure of a protein. This also implies that there is a reliable mechanism or combination of mechanisms that guide the folding of any particular protein, as protein folding is a very rapid process that occurs from a time span of a few milliseconds to a few seconds 1. Computer-based simulations of protein folding are.

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