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by karthik3k
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karthik3k is offline
Mar20-04, 02:18 AM
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I want a list of Proteins of Unknown structure....
Where shall i find it ???
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Mar20-04, 04:12 AM
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Don't most proteins have an unknown 3D (tertiary or quarternairy) structure? Or are you talking about the aminoacid (primary) structure?
Mike H
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Mar20-04, 11:04 AM
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The online repository for protein sequences is the ExPASy Molecular Biology Server. The online repository for 3-D protein structures (determined by x-ray crystallography, NMR, etc.) is the Protein Data Bank .

Insofar as I know, there is no convenient listing of proteins without an experimentally determined 3-D structure. Your best bet is to find a protein in the ExPASy files and then check the PDB to see if there is a structure available. Trust me, a little bit of hard work never killed anyone. :)

You may also want to take a look at the Metalloprotein Database at Scripps if you're interested in that sort of thing.

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