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> From: hhuang at conch.senod.uwf.edu (Hong Huang)
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> To: bio-soft at net.bio.net> Subject: Help about protein database.
>> Hello friends:
>> I'm currently a computer science graduate student and going to have a project
> forcusing on the 3D structure of protein and the Amino Acid sequence. Would
> anybody be so kind to tell me about:
>> (1). the protein structure databases (PIR, PDB, GenBank...) and their
> contents (primary, secondary, or ternary structure), and data format.
> (2). the existing shareware for modeling the protein 3D structure.
> (3). the possibility of predicting the protein 3D structure from amino
> acid sequence.
>> or where can I find the answers. Please send any suggestion or answer to:
>>hhuang at conch.senod.uwf.edu>> Thanks in advance.
There are a number of things out there. The best book for a
basic understanding of Protein Structure remains the book
by Dickerson and Geis. Check your library. It is about
20 years old, but the concepts have not changed that much.
I would also recommend the Protein Society. They distribute a
program called kinemage for modeling protein structures and
the journal contains graphics on a disk. Membership for
students is quite reasonable.
Address for info on membership:
The Protein Society
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20852-3998
Tel: (301) 530-7120
FAX: (301) 530-7049