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IUPAC Polypeptide Nomenclature

Chris Haydock haydock at DIRAC.MAYO.EDU
Sat Sep 2 10:06:02 EST 1995

The IUPAC atom names for amino acids and
other essential information for the description
of polypeptide conformations can be found in:

IUPAC-IUB Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature.  (1970).
Abbreviations and symbols for the description of the
conformation of polypeptide chains: Tentative rules (1969).
Biochemistry 9:3471-3479.

Note that this was published in September 1970.
The title unfortunately implies that these rules will be
or have been superseded.
I know of no more definitive publication nor do I find
any differences from presently accepted standards.

Chris Haydock.

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