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Prediction of chain turns in globular proteins on a hydrophobic basis

Nature volume 272, pages 586590 (13 April 1978) | Download Citation

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Peptide chain turns are those parts of a globular protein where the backbone changes its direction. A simple, non-empirical hypothesis is presented to account for both the turns and the hydrophobic core of the protein using only the amino acid sequence.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19711

    • George D. Rose

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