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Prediction of protein structure from amino acid sequence

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In principle, it is possible to predict theoretically the three-dimensional structure of a protein from its amino acid sequence. Recently substantial progress towards this goal has been made by the use of simple models to represent protein conformation and interatomic interactions, together with the knowledge gained from analyses of known protein structures.

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Sternberg, M., Thornton, J. Prediction of protein structure from amino acid sequence. Nature 271, 15–20 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1038/271015a0

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