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Tcontacts

What:

Analysis of internal protein interactions

Who:
  • J. Tsai
  • Levitt, M.


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Tcontacts[1] (Tcons: Tertiary Contacts) allows for a fast and accurate analysis internal protein interactions. Given a PDB file to upload your own file (specifying PDB functionality under construction) and the chain of interest, TCons will provide a graphical representation of the residues in tertiary contact. The contact map will not only indicate the internal contacts present, but will also indicate whether the contact is a packing interaction, hydrogen bond, ion pair or salt bridge (hydrogen-bonded ion pair). Contact maps allow for easy visualization and comparison of the internal packing between proteins.

Links

http://tsailab.tamu.edu/tcons/

Requirements

A valid PDB file.

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  1. Tsai, J & Levitt, M (2002) Evidence of turn and salt bridge contributions to beta-hairpin stability: MD simulations of C-terminal fragment from the B1 domain of protein G. Biophys. Chem. 101-102 187-201 PubMed EcoliWiki page