Questions tagged [protein-structure]

The 3-D structure of a protein in space. It can refer to secondary structures, such as alpha helices or beta sheets, or the 3-D coordinates of the atoms making up a protein.

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How to see if a gene is the product of copy number variation?

Copy number variation (CNV) is a phenomenon in which sections of the genome are repeated and the number of repeats in the genome varies between individuals.Copy number variation is a type of ...
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How many entries in PDB have SS bonds?

Is there a way to figure out what percentage of entries in PDB have SS bonds? In addition, what other types of bonds in PDB may be worth looking into (not H bonds)?
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How does sequence alignment help with protein folding prediction? [closed]

I've been seeing using sequence alignment to help with prediction of protein folding, but am unable to understand why. Google returns other research papers for these search terms, hence I'm hoping the ...
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What programs account for structural alignment of different parts of distant homologs which have significant structural differences?

If there is a need to perform structural alignment of different parts of distant homologs, which program one should use? Since distant homologs often have significant structural changes, meaning the ...
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How are different forcefields developed/evaluated?

The Rosetta software can use a variety of different energy functions: Ref2015 GenPot Beta-Nov16 How are these energy functions developed and validated? Is it common to do a single protein design ...
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How to infer the number of chaperones involved in protein folding?

Let us suppose to have the complete CDS set of an organisms. Let us suppose to want to infer the number of chaperones involved in folding a certain subclass of proteins in this data set.Is there any ...
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B-factor analysis in nanobodies

I am doing my research on nanobodies. Currently, I am trying to do a comparison study of the flexibility of CDR loops using B-factor values. I would like to know if there is any statistical analysis ...
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Delete chains from a protein

We have a docking target protein with multiple chains (A,B and C). However, I just need chain A. How can I delete the 2 other chains from the docking target protein.
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Issues with AutoDock Vina

I am trying to use AutoDock Vina to do docking however I am getting this error. I would really appreciate any help as I have not been able to resolve this error despite trying numerous times.
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How to implement SEG (Wootton and Federhen ,1993) algorithm?

I want to implement SEG in my MATLAB environment and I'm relying on Wootton and Federhen (1993) Reading the article I cannot succeed to understand what kind of process I have to implement in order to ...
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Extract only the amino acid residues on the surface of protein structure data

I'd like to use protein structure data from PDBs visualized by Chimera to do two things. I'd be happy to learn the appropriate tools and methods. ・Mapping information about amino acids present on ...
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Do I need to fill in missing side chains and loops before protein-ligand docking for VLS?

I am going to screen a set of small molecules against a CYP450 2C9 protein target. The structure I am using exactly is 5A5I. Do I need to fill in missing side chains and loops before performing VLS? I ...
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Why is there a chloride ion in this 3D model?

Here we have a 3D model of a sequence that match with this sequence VVNIQKEIDRLNEVAKNLNESLIDLQELGKYEQYIK in Blast the 3D structure is here Why is there a chloride ion in this 3D model?
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Outputting crunchable list of HBonds from Pymol

X-posted from the Main Stack Overflow because folks here are possibly more familiar with PyMol(?) I have been trying to assess the strength of an interface I want to mutate using Pymol. What I am ...
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Map gene IDs to protein structure if exist

I want to map some gene ids to their proteins structures if they exist. The genes are rows of this CSV. There are other information that may help also such as Product description but that may lead to ...
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Why is the output from the online DISOPRED portal and a local DISOPRED installation different?

I recently installed DISOPRED on a computer cluster to predict the intrinsic disorder in long (~800 residues) amino acid sequences. I followed instructions provided on an online blog, since I couldn't ...
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Methods to predict one connected structure from two known separate structures

Currently, I am facing such a question: how to predict one connected protein structures from two separate known structures? It should be different from the protein-protein docking method, which is ...
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CCP4 file to a Python 3 numpy array or similar workaround

I would like to merge together several ccp4 formatted density maps (and do a few minor things). So ideally I would like to open the ccp4/mrc files as numpy arrays in Python 3 and save the array as a ...
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What is the perferred method of optimization or energy minimization of small molecules downloaded from PubChem?

I will be docking a small library of molecules that I have downloaded from PubChem using AutoDock. I thought why not minimize their energy before docking using ChemDraw. I am thinking; what is the ...
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Generate ligands candidates based on protein shape

Recent approaches to novel drug design using machine learning (ML) and deep learning, often involve generating hundreds of potential ligands which are later tested by docking with a target protein and ...
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Protein misfolding

I am looking for literature on protein and RNA mis-folding. I am on the computational/biophysics side, and what interests me are the practical applications: diseases caused by misfolding, drug ...
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Visualizing protein-ligand interactions with LIGPLOT or any other suitable software?

I have used DOCK software to dock 10 ligands into the protein structure. I want to generate a pdb file that contains all 10 binding modes of the ligands together with the protein. So all together in ...
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Extract autodocked protein-ligand connections programatically

I have 2 crystal structures, one for my protein and one for my ligand (I have several protein-ligand pairs). I am using AutoDock Vina to simulate docking, which returns another file of the ligand with ...
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Can I automate CLUSTALO and output alignment sequence identity?

I've detected homology between targets of ligands in drugbank and proteins in the proteome of a pathogen. I've parsed the output very rudimentary and calculated my query coverage. This exists in an ...
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Are there any Sulfur Dioxide molecules in this structure?

Does the protein structure shown in the JSmol link have any Sulfur Dioxide molecules? 1 In the picture, the Sulfur element is yellow and Oxygen is red 2 https://www.viprbrc.org/brc/...
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What does the yellow mean in this image from Virus Pathogen Resource?

What does the yellow mean in this image? It's from https://www.viprbrc.org/brc/
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Protein ligand docking: how to convert <protein>.pdb to <protein>.maps.fld?

Hello I'm helping to develop a cloud docking tool for screening compounds, similar to Swissdock but with mass throughput and GPU optimizations. Specifically helping screen existing drugs against ...
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What's the difference between Procheck and Whatcheck?

I'm currently using Procheck to check a protein backbone. The process is: Determine backbone phi, psi, and omega angles Compare to known angle distributions to identify outliers, and angles in ...
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How to specify input resfile for Rosetta?

I'm trying to run the following Rosetta command. ...
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Searching for proteins by primary and secondary structure

I need to find peptides/proteins with a certain sequence of amino acids in a certain type of secondary structure. For example, "ALA PHE GLY" in alpha-helix. Is there any tool that does that?
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How to quickly and robustly convert between mmCIF and PDB?

There is already a question on PDB/CIF to MMTF, however what is a robust way to programmatically go between PDB and CIF files? For example I can use a python script from this gist that relies on ...
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Can foldx position-scan produce different result with different lists of mutations?

I am running foldx position scan for GFPmut2 (PDB: 6GO9) and I use a config file with the following template: ...
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pymol script to only select 5 chains within a distance from a reference and save the selection

I am generating 30 asymmetric units of a protein structure. Now, I want to select different combinations of 5 units which are 30 Angstroms away from the reference and save it as a different file. Here ...
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Protein model quality assessment

How do I perform protein model quality assessment? I will obtain predicted structures from DMPfold, I-Tasser, and Rosetta, what should be the next approach to select a structure from among this set ...
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What does final generated models with TM-score of DMPfold signify in “sequence.ema.txt” file?

So, my runs have finished and got 5 final models. I predicted TM-score of one model to understand the result. The output of "predict-tmscore.sh" for "final_1.pdb" is: ...
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Rosetta ab initio run gives 0.00 RMSD for generated 2000 models? (run still in progress)

I am running rosetta ab initio prediction using the command line: ...
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A program “PSICOV” “stopped” from a few days on Ubuntu 18.04?

I am running dmpfold, "seq2maps.sh" and from a few days the program is at the "PSICOV" stage: psicov -z 15 -o -d 0.03 tail-fiber-sequence.aln "ps aux" gives me ...
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Putting labels of different sizes on one PyMOl Object

I'm new to PyMol (and StackExchange!) and working on my first project. I have the structure of a protein as an object, called PolyA-M, and the idea is that the residues of it are shown as spheres of ...
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How many models should be generated by rosetta for denovo protein structure prediction?

How many models should be generated by rosetta for de novo protein structure prediction of a 382 long sequence? In the tutorial, it says 50,000 models but practically it takes a lot of time (weeks) to ...
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Can DMPfold and I-Tasser work well for de novo structure prediction of 1135 amino acid long sequence?

I am trying to perform de novo structure prediction of a 1135 long protein sequence; can DMPfold and I-Tasser work well for de novo structure prediction of 1135 amino acid long sequence?
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DMPfold: number of models produced using “10 500” feature in “run_dmpfold.sh”?

I ran this command: run_dmpfold.sh sequence.fasta sequence.21c sequence.map ./folder 10 500 From my previous discussion, I understand that I should run with ...
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Download protein structure from gene name

I have a list of gene name, I want to download and save each protein 3D structure corresponding to each gene name.
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From ensembl id to protein structure

Forgive me if this question is too trivial. I have a list of ~700 Ensembl ID. I need to extract the protein structures of each Ensembl id. How can I do this? Is there any script(python, R) so that ...
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DMPfold: Understand the run of DMPfold “run_dmpfold.sh”?

I ran dmpfold using this command: run_dmpfold.sh sequence.fasta sequence.21c sequence.map ./dmpfold-lysin 10 500 &> dmpfold-log.log It produced files like ...
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DMPfold: is it suitable to get 5000 models to compare with rosetta

I ran this command for 10 iteraions and 500 models. run_dmpfold.sh sequence.fasta sequence.21c sequence.map ./dmpfold-lysin 10 500 &> dmpfold-log.log I am ...
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Dmpfold error “No such file or directory: 'best_qdope.pdb'” when running “run_dmpfold.sh”?

I am running DMPfold, "seq2maps.sh" ran successfully, but whrn running "run_dmpfold.sh", it gives me this error: ...
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I have a list of protein targets. How to get structural data (atomic coordinate) from PDB?

I have a list of around 500 protein targets (human). I only have their protein symbols. As an example: EGFR AR FOXA1 CXCR3 ... I want to get structural data (atomic coordinate) from PDB (Protein ...
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DMPfold error while running protein structure prediction

I am using DMPfold to predict protein structure of a 382 residue protein sequence. All goes wel, and even the files are produced but during the "seq2maps.csh", I get this error in between: ...
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PDB codes for misfolded proteins?

I'm searching for PDB code examples for "healthy proteins" and misfolded ones, so I can compare the 3D structure. I'd prefer pairs of a "protein misfolding disease", but could be any. Can I find such ...
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What is the best way to start with Structural bioinformatics with zero prior experience? [closed]

My undergraduate thesis is on the topic "Ligand design from protein-protein interfaces" and my PI has asked me to learn the basics of Structural bioinformatics over the summer so that I'll be able to ...