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Unknown STructure

  1. Mar 20, 2004 #1
    I want a list of Proteins of Unknown structure....
    Where shall i find it ???
     
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  3. Mar 20, 2004 #2

    Monique

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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?
     
  4. Mar 20, 2004 #3
    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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