Threading your way to protein function

Steven M. Firestine, Andrew E. Nixon, Stephen J. Benkovic

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Abstract

It is still very difficult to determine the function of a protein from its sequence. One potential solution to the problem combines the concept of enzyme superfamilies with modern methods of protein structure prediction. Active-site templates can be used as search tools to identify new members of the superfamilies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-783
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry and Biology
Volume3
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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