A tensegrity model for hydrogen bond networks in proteins

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Robert P. Bywater;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Heliyon,volume 3,issue 5 (issn: 2405-8440, eissn: 2405-8440)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2017.e00307, pmc: PMC5454140
  • Subject: Computational biology | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Molecular physics | Structural biology | Biophysics | Article

Hydrogen-bonding networks in proteins considered as structural tensile elements are in balance separately from any other stabilising interactions that may be in operation. The hydrogen bond arrangement in the network is reminiscent of tensegrity structures in architectu... View more
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