Exhaustive comparison and classification of ligand-binding surfaces in proteins

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Murakami, Yoichi ; Kinoshita, Kengo ; Kinjo, Akira R ; Nakamura, Haruki (2013)
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  • Journal: Protein Science : A Publication of the Protein Society, volume 22, issue 10, pages 1,379-1,391 (issn: 0961-8368, eissn: 1469-896X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1002/pro.2329, pmc: PMC3795496
  • Subject: protein-ligand interactions | electrostatics potentials | molecular surfaces | ligand-binding site | exhaustive comparison | Articles

Many proteins function by interacting with other small molecules (ligands). Identification of ligand-binding sites (LBS) in proteins can therefore help to infer their molecular functions. A comprehensive comparison among local structures of LBSs was previously performed... View more
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