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Protein Bioinformatics

Protein Bioinformatics Book
Author : M. Michael Gromiha
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2011-04-21
ISBN : 0123884241
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the most pressing tasks in biotechnology today is to unlock the function of each of the thousands of new genes identified every day. Scientists do this by analyzing and interpreting proteins, which are considered the task force of a gene. This single source reference covers all aspects of proteins, explaining fundamentals, synthesizing the latest literature, and demonstrating the most important bioinformatics tools available today for protein analysis, interpretation and prediction. Students and researchers of biotechnology, bioinformatics, proteomics, protein engineering, biophysics, computational biology, molecular modeling, and drug design will find this a ready reference for staying current and productive in this fast evolving interdisciplinary field. Explains all aspects of proteins including sequence and structure analysis, prediction of protein structures, protein folding, protein stability, and protein interactions Presents a cohesive and accessible overview of the field, using illustrations to explain key concepts and detailed exercises for students.

The Ten Most Wanted Solutions in Protein Bioinformatics

The Ten Most Wanted Solutions in Protein Bioinformatics Book
Author : Anna Tramontano
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2005-05-24
ISBN : 1420035002
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Utilizing high speed computational methods to extrapolate to the rest of the protein universe, the knowledge accumulated on a subset of examples, protein bioinformatics seeks to accomplish what was impossible before its invention, namely the assignment of functions or functional hypotheses for all known proteins. The Ten Most Wanted Solutions in Protein Bioinformatics considers the ten most significant problems occupying those looking to identify the biological properties and functional roles of proteins. - Problem One considers the challenge involved with detecting the existence of an evolutionary relationship between proteins. - Two and Three studies the detection of local similarities between protein sequences and analysis in order to determine functional assignment. - Four, Five, and Six look at how the knowledge of the three-dimensional structures of proteins can be experimentally determined or inferred, and then exploited to understand the role of a protein. - Seven and Eight explore how proteins interact with each other and with ligands, both physically and logically. - Nine moves us out of the realm of observation to discuss the possibility of designing completely new proteins tailored to specific tasks. - And lastly, Problem Ten considers ways to modify the functional properties of proteins. After summarizing each problem, the author looks at and evaluates the current approaches being utilized, before going on to consider some potential approaches.

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Book
Author : Christine Orengo,David Jones,Janet Thornton
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2003-12-16
ISBN : 1135325235
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Bioinformatics, the use of computers to address biological questions, has become an essential tool in biological research. It is one of the critical keys needed to unlock the information encoded in the flood of data generated by genome, protein structure, transcriptome and proteome research. Bioinformatics: Genes, Proteins & Computers covers both the more traditional approaches to bioinformatics, including gene and protein sequence analysis and structure prediction, and more recent technologies such as datamining of transcriptomic and proteomic data to provide insights on cellular mechanisms and the causes of disease.

Protein Bioinformatics

Protein Bioinformatics Book
Author : Cathy Wu,Cecilia Arighi,Karen Ross
Publisher : Humana Press
Release : 2017-02-20
ISBN : 9781493967810
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume introduces bioinformatics research methods for proteins, with special focus on protein post-translational modifications (PTMs) and networks. This book is organized into four parts and covers the basic framework and major resources for analysis of protein sequence, structure, and function; approaches and resources for analysis of protein PTMs, protein-protein interactions (PPIs) and protein networks, including tools for PPI prediction and approaches for the construction of PPI and PTM networks; and bioinformatics approaches in proteomics, including computational methods for mass spectrometry-based proteomics and integrative analysis for alternative splice isoforms, for functional discovery. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory or computational protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Cutting-edge and thorough, Protein Bioinformatics: From Protein Modifications and Networks to Proteomics is a valuable resource for readers who wish to learn about state-of-the-art bioinformatics databases and tools, novel computational methods, and future trends in protein and proteomic data analysis in systems biology. This book is useful to researchers who work in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, and in various academic departments, such as biological and medical sciences and computer sciences and engineering.

Practical Protein Bioinformatics

Practical Protein Bioinformatics Book
Author : Florencio Pazos,Mónica Chagoyen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-11-28
ISBN : 3319127276
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book describes more than 60 web-accessible computational tools for protein analysis and is totally practical, with detailed explanations on how to use these tools and interpret their results and minimal mentions to their theoretical basis (only when that is required for making a better use of them). It covers a wide range of tools for dealing with different aspects of proteins, from their sequences, to their three-dimensional structures, and the biological networks they are immersed in. The selection of tools is based on the experience of the authors that lead a protein bioinformatics facility in a large research centre, with the additional constraint that the tools should be accessible through standard web browsers without requiring the local installation of specific software, command-line tools, etc. The web tools covered include those aimed to retrieve protein information, look for similar proteins, generate pair-wise and multiple sequence alignments of protein sequences, work with protein domains and motifs, study the phylogeny of a family of proteins, retrieve, manipulate and visualize protein three-dimensional structures, predict protein structural features as well as whole three-dimensional structures, extract biological information from protein structures, summarize large protein sets, study protein interaction and metabolic networks, etc. The book is associated to a dynamic web site that will reflect changes in the web addresses of the tools, updates of these, etc. It also contains QR codes that can be scanned with any device to direct its browser to the tool web site. This monograph will be most valuable for researchers in experimental labs without specific knowledge on bioinformatics or computing.

From Protein Structure to Function with Bioinformatics

From Protein Structure to Function with Bioinformatics Book
Author : Daniel John Rigden
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-12-11
ISBN : 1402090587
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Proteins lie at the heart of almost all biological processes and have an incredibly wide range of activities. Central to the function of all proteins is their ability to adopt, stably or sometimes transiently, structures that allow for interaction with other molecules. An understanding of the structure of a protein can therefore lead us to a much improved picture of its molecular function. This realisation has been a prime motivation of recent Structural Genomics projects, involving large-scale experimental determination of protein structures, often those of proteins about which little is known of function. These initiatives have, in turn, stimulated the massive development of novel methods for prediction of protein function from structure. Since model structures may also take advantage of new function prediction algorithms, the first part of the book deals with the various ways in which protein structures may be predicted or inferred, including specific treatment of membrane and intrinsically disordered proteins. A detailed consideration of current structure-based function prediction methodologies forms the second part of this book, which concludes with two chapters, focusing specifically on case studies, designed to illustrate the real-world application of these methods. With bang up-to-date texts from world experts, and abundant links to publicly available resources, this book will be invaluable to anyone who studies proteins and the endlessly fascinating relationship between their structure and function.

Structural Bioinformatics of Membrane Proteins

Structural Bioinformatics of Membrane Proteins Book
Author : D. Frishman
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-01-22
ISBN : 3709100453
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is the first one specifically dedicated to the structural bioinformatics of membrane proteins. With a focus on membrane proteins from the perspective of bioinformatics, the present work covers a broad spectrum of topics in evolution, structure, function, and bioinformatics of membrane proteins focusing on the most recent experimental results. Leaders in the field who have recently reported breakthrough advances cover algorithms, databases and their applications to the subject. The increasing number of recently solved membrane protein structures makes the expert coverage presented here very timely. Structural bioinformatics of membrane proteins has been an active area of research over the last thee decades and proves to be a growing field of interest.

Protein Bioinformatics

Protein Bioinformatics Book
Author : Ingvar Eidhammer,William R.. Taylor,Inge Jonassen,William R. Taylor
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Release : 2004-02-13
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Pairwise global alignment of sequences. Pairwise local alignment and database search. Statical analysis. Multiple global alignment and phylogenetic trees. Scoring matrices. Profiles. Sequence patterns. Structures and structure descriptions. Superposition and Dynamic programming. Geometric techniques. Clustering: Combining local similarities. Significance and assessment of structure comparisons. Multiple structure comparison. Protein structure classification. Structure prediction: Threading. Basics in mathematics, probability and algorithms. Introduction to molecular biology.

Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction

Introduction to Protein Structure Prediction Book
Author : Huzefa Rangwala,George Karypis
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-03-16
ISBN : 9781118099469
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A look at the methods and algorithms used to predict proteinstructure A thorough knowledge of the function and structure of proteinsis critical for the advancement of biology and the life sciences aswell as the development of better drugs, higher-yield crops, andeven synthetic bio-fuels. To that end, this reference sheds lighton the methods used for protein structure prediction and revealsthe key applications of modeled structures. This indispensable bookcovers the applications of modeled protein structures and unravelsthe relationship between pure sequence information andthree-dimensional structure, which continues to be one of thegreatest challenges in molecular biology. With this resource, readers will find an all-encompassingexamination of the problems, methods, tools, servers, databases,and applications of protein structure prediction and they willacquire unique insight into the future applications of the modeledprotein structures. The book begins with a thorough introduction tothe protein structure prediction problem and is divided into fourthemes: a background on structure prediction, the prediction ofstructural elements, tertiary structure prediction, and functionalinsights. Within those four sections, the following topics arecovered: Databases and resources that are commonly used for proteinstructure prediction The structure prediction flagship assessment (CASP) and theprotein structure initiative (PSI) Definitions of recurring substructures and the computationalapproaches used for solving sequence problems Difficulties with contact map prediction and how sophisticatedmachine learning methods can solve those problems Structure prediction methods that rely on homology modeling,threading, and fragment assembly Hybrid methods that achieve high-resolution proteinstructures Parts of the protein structure that may be conserved and usedto interact with other biomolecules How the loop prediction problem can be used for refinement ofthe modeled structures The computational model that detects the differences betweenprotein structure and its modeled mutant Whether working in the field of bioinformatics or molecularbiology research or taking courses in protein modeling, readerswill find the content in this book invaluable.

Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Book
Author : Andreas D. Baxevanis,B. F. Francis Ouellette
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2004-03-24
ISBN : 0471461016
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"In this book, Andy Baxevanis and Francis Ouellette . . . haveundertaken the difficult task of organizing the knowledge in thisfield in a logical progression and presenting it in a digestibleform. And they have done an excellent job. This fine text will makea major impact on biological research and, in turn, on progress inbiomedicine. We are all in their debt." —Eric Lander from the Foreword Reviews from the First Edition "...provides a broad overview of the basic tools for sequenceanalysis ... For biologists approaching this subject for the firsttime, it will be a very useful handbook to keep on the shelf afterthe first reading, close to the computer." —Nature Structural Biology "...should be in the personal library of any biologist who usesthe Internet for the analysis of DNA and protein sequencedata." —Science "...a wonderful primer designed to navigate the novice throughthe intricacies of in scripto analysis ... The accomplished genesearcher will also find this book a useful addition to theirlibrary ... an excellent reference to the principles ofbioinformatics." —Trends in Biochemical Sciences This new edition of the highly successful Bioinformatics:A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteinsprovides a sound foundation of basic concepts, with practicaldiscussions and comparisons of both computational tools anddatabases relevant to biological research. Equipping biologists with the modern tools necessary to solvepractical problems in sequence data analysis, the Second Editioncovers the broad spectrum of topics in bioinformatics, ranging fromInternet concepts to predictive algorithms used on sequence,structure, and expression data. With chapters written by experts inthe field, this up-to-date reference thoroughly covers vitalconcepts and is appropriate for both the novice and the experiencedpractitioner. Written in clear, simple language, the book isaccessible to users without an advanced mathematical or computerscience background. This new edition includes: All new end-of-chapter Web resources, bibliographies, andproblem sets Accompanying Web site containing the answers to the problems,as well as links to relevant Web resources New coverage of comparative genomics, large-scale genomeanalysis, sequence assembly, and expressed sequence tags A glossary of commonly used terms in bioinformatics andgenomics Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genesand Proteins, Second Edition is essential reading forresearchers, instructors, and students of all levels in molecularbiology and bioinformatics, as well as for investigators involvedin genomics, positional cloning, clinical research, andcomputational biology.

Proteomics in Functional Genomics

Proteomics in Functional Genomics Book
Author : P. Jolles,Hans Jörnvall
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2000-03-01
ISBN : 9783764358853
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A wealth of information has accumulated over the last few years on the human genome. The new insights have completely changed the focus of protein analysis. It is no longer time-consuming analysis of unknown products, but rather selective identifications of individual forms, modifications and processings, and overall analysis of global protein outputs from cells and tissues in health and disease. This book gears to the rising need of sensitive, accurate, and fast separation and identification techniques in proteomics. It discusses current methodologies of modern protein analysis, from isolation and sample preparation, over analysis and identification, to final characterization. Several evaluations concentrate on the now productive approaches of two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry, but alternative methods and further perspectives are also outlined. The book includes an overlook over current databases to connect protein analysis data with all available information,...

Structural Bioinformatics

Structural Bioinformatics Book
Author : Jenny Gu,Philip E. Bourne
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-09-20
ISBN : 1118210565
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Structural Bioinformatics was the first major effort to showthe application of the principles and basic knowledge of the largerfield of bioinformatics to questions focusing on macromolecularstructure, such as the prediction of protein structure and howproteins carry out cellular functions, and how the application ofbioinformatics to these life science issues can improve healthcareby accelerating drug discovery and development. Designed primarilyas a reference, the first edition nevertheless saw widespread useas a textbook in graduate and undergraduate university coursesdealing with the theories and associated algorithms, resources, andtools used in the analysis, prediction, and theoreticalunderpinnings of DNA, RNA, and proteins. This new edition contains not only thorough updates of theadvances in structural bioinformatics since publication of thefirst edition, but also features eleven new chapters dealing withfrontier areas of high scientific impact, including: sampling andsearch techniques; use of mass spectrometry; genome functionalannotation; and much more. Offering detailed coverage for practitioners while remainingaccessible to the novice, Structural Bioinformatics, SecondEdition is a valuable resource and an excellent textbook for arange of readers in the bioinformatics and advanced biologyfields. Praise for the previous edition: "This book is a gold mine of fundamental and practicalinformation in an area not previously well represented in bookform." —Biochemistry and Molecular Education "... destined to become a classic reference work for workers atall levels in structural bioinformatics...recommended with greatenthusiasm for educators, researchers, and graduatestudents." —BAMBED "...a useful and timely summary of a rapidly expandingfield." —Nature Structural Biology "...a terrific job in this timely creation of a compilation ofarticles that appropriately addresses this issue." —Briefings in Bioinformatics

Proteomics and Protein Protein Interactions

Proteomics and Protein Protein Interactions Book
Author : Gabriel Waksman
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2005-12-21
ISBN : 9780387245317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The rapidly evolving field of protein science has now come to realize the ubiquity and importance of protein-protein interactions. It had been known for some time that proteins may interact with each other to form functional complexes, but it was thought to be the property of only a handful of key proteins. However, with the advent of high throughput proteomics to monitor protein-protein interactions at an organism level, we can now safely state that protein-protein interactions are the norm and not the exception. Thus, protein function must be understood in the larger context of the various binding complexes that each protein may form with interacting partners at a given time in the life cycle of a cell. Proteins are now seen as forming sophisticated interaction networks subject to remarkable regulation. The study of these interaction networks and regulatory mechanism, which I would like to term "systems proteomics," is one of the thriving fields of proteomics. The bird-eye view that systems proteomics offers should not however mask the fact that proteins are each characterized by a unique set of physical and chemical properties. In other words, no protein looks and behaves like another. This complicates enormously the design of high-throughput proteomics methods. Unlike genes, which, by and large, display similar physico-chemical behaviors and thus can be easily used in a high throughput mode, proteins are not easily amenable to the same treatment. It is thus important to remind researchers active in the proteomics field the fundamental basis of protein chemistry. This book attempts to bridge the two extreme ends of protein science: on one end, systems proteomics, which describes, at a system level, the intricate connection network that proteins form in a cell, and on the other end, protein chemistry and biophysics, which describe the molecular properties of individual proteins and the structural and thermodynamic basis of their interactions within the network. Bridging the two ends of the spectrum is bioinformatics and computational chemistry. Large data sets created by systems proteomics need to be mined for meaningful information, methods need to be designed and implemented to improve experimental designs, extract signal over noise, and reject artifacts, and predictive methods need to be worked out and put to the test. Computational chemistry faces similar challenges. The prediction of binding thermodynamics of protein-protein interaction is still in its infancy. Proteins are large objects, and simplifying assumptions and shortcuts still need to be applied to make simulations manageable, and this despite exponential progress in computer technology. Finally, the study of proteins impacts directly on human health. It is an obvious statement to say that, for decades, enzymes, receptors, and key regulator proteins have been targeted for drug discovery. However, a recent and exciting development is the exploitation of our knowledge of protein-protein interaction for the design of new pharmaceuticals. This presents particular challenges because protein-protein interfaces are generally shallow and interactions are weak. However, progress is clearly being made and the book seeks to provide examples of successes in this area.

Bioinformatics and the Cell

Bioinformatics and the Cell Book
Author : Xuhua Xia
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-04-24
ISBN : 0387713379
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The many books that have been published on bioinformatics tend toward either of two extremes: those that feature computational details with a great deal of mathematics, for computational scientists and mathematicians; and those that treat bioinformatics as a giant black box, for biologists. This is the first book using comprehensive numerical illustration of mathematical techniques and computational algorithms used in bioinformatics that converts molecular data into organized biological knowledge.

Proteome Bioinformatics

Proteome Bioinformatics Book
Author : Shivakumar Keerthikumar,Suresh Mathivanan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017
ISBN : 9781493967407
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This thorough book covers the most recent proteomics techniques, databases, bioinformatics tools, and computational approaches that are used for the identification and functional annotation of proteins and their structure. The most recent proteomic resources widely used in the biomedical scientific community for storage and dissemination of data are discussed. In addition, specific MS/MS spectrum similarity scoring functions and their application in the field of proteomics, statistical evaluation of labeled comparative proteomics using permutation testing, and methods of phylogenetic analysis using MS data are also described in detail. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters contain the kind of detail and key implementation advice to ensure successful results. Authoritative and cutting-edge, Proteome Bioinformatics serves as a useful resource for researchers who are beginners as well as advanced investigators in the field of proteomics."--OCLC.

Essential Bioinformatics

Essential Bioinformatics Book
Author : Jin Xiong
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2006-03-13
ISBN : 113945062X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Essential Bioinformatics is a concise yet comprehensive textbook of bioinformatics, which provides a broad introduction to the entire field. Written specifically for a life science audience, the basics of bioinformatics are explained, followed by discussions of the state-of-the-art computational tools available to solve biological research problems. All key areas of bioinformatics are covered including biological databases, sequence alignment, genes and promoter prediction, molecular phylogenetics, structural bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics. The book emphasizes how computational methods work and compares the strengths and weaknesses of different methods. This balanced yet easily accessible text will be invaluable to students who do not have sophisticated computational backgrounds. Technical details of computational algorithms are explained with a minimum use of mathematical formulae; graphical illustrations are used in their place to aid understanding. The effective synthesis of existing literature as well as in-depth and up-to-date coverage of all key topics in bioinformatics make this an ideal textbook for all bioinformatics courses taken by life science students and for researchers wishing to develop their knowledge of bioinformatics to facilitate their own research.

Algorithmic and Artificial Intelligence Methods for Protein Bioinformatics

Algorithmic and Artificial Intelligence Methods for Protein Bioinformatics Book
Author : Yi Pan,Jianxin Wang,Min Li
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-11-12
ISBN : 1118345789
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Algorithmic and Artificial Intelligence Methods for Protein Bioinformatics An in-depth look at the latest research, methods, and applications in the field of protein bioinformatics This book presents the latest developments in protein bioinformatics, introducing for the first time cutting-edge research results alongside novel algorithmic and AI methods for the analysis of protein data. In one complete, self-contained volume, Algorithmic and Artificial Intelligence Methods for Protein Bioinformatics addresses key challenges facing both computer scientists and biologists, arming readers with tools and techniques for analyzing and interpreting protein data and solving a variety of biological problems. Featuring a collection of authoritative articles by leaders in the field, this work focuses on the analysis of protein sequences, structures, and interaction networks using both traditional algorithms and AI methods. It also examines, in great detail, data preparation, simulation, experiments, evaluation methods, and applications. Algorithmic and Artificial Intelligence Methods for Protein Bioinformatics: Highlights protein analysis applications such as protein-related drug activity comparison Incorporates salient case studies illustrating how to apply the methods outlined in the book Tackles the complex relationship between proteins from a systems biology point of view Relates the topic to other emerging technologies such as data mining and visualization Includes many tables and illustrations demonstrating concepts and performance figures Algorithmic and Artificial Intelligence Methods for Protein Bioinformatics is an essential reference for bioinformatics specialists in research and industry, and for anyone wishing to better understand the rich field of protein bioinformatics.

An Introduction to Protein Informatics

An Introduction to Protein Informatics Book
Author : Karl-Heinz Zimmermann
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1441992103
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Protein informatics is a newer name for an already existing discipline. It encompasses the techniques used in bioinformatics and molecular modeling that are related to proteins. While bioinformatics is mainly concerned with the collection, organization, and analysis of biological data, molecular modeling is devoted to representation and manipulation of the structure of proteins. Protein informatics requires substantial prerequisites on computer science, mathematics, and molecular biology. The approach chosen here, allows a direct and rapid grasp on the subject starting from basic knowledge of algorithm design, calculus, linear algebra, and probability theory. An Introduction to Protein Informatics, a professional monograph will provide the reader a comprehensive introduction to the field of protein informatics. The text emphasizes mathematical and computational methods to tackle the central problems of alignment, phylogenetic reconstruction, and prediction and sampling of protein structure. An Introduction to Protein Informatics is designed for a professional audience, composed of researchers and practitioners within bioinformatics, molecular modeling, algorithm design, optimization, and pattern recognition. This book is also suitable as a graduate-level text for students in computer science, mathematics, and biomedicine.

From Protein Structure to Function with Bioinformatics

From Protein Structure to Function with Bioinformatics Book
Author : Daniel J. Rigden
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-04-06
ISBN : 9402410694
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is about protein structural bioinformatics and how it can help understand and predict protein function. It covers structure-based methods that can assign and explain protein function based on overall folds, characteristics of protein surfaces, occurrence of small 3D motifs, protein-protein interactions and on dynamic properties. Such methods help extract maximum value from new experimental structures, but can often be applied to protein models. The book also, therefore, provides comprehensive coverage of methods for predicting or inferring protein structure, covering all structural classes from globular proteins and their membrane-resident counterparts to amyloid structures and intrinsically disordered proteins. The book is split into two broad sections, the first covering methods to generate or infer protein structure, the second dealing with structure-based function annotation. Each chapter is written by world experts in the field. The first section covers methods ranging from traditional homology modelling and fold recognition to fragment-based ab initio methods, and includes a chapter, new for the second edition, on structure prediction using evolutionary covariance. Membrane proteins and intrinsically disordered proteins are each assigned chapters, while two new chapters deal with amyloid structures and means to predict modes of protein-protein interaction. The second section includes chapters covering functional diversity within protein folds and means to assign function based on surface properties and recurring motifs. Further chapters cover the key roles of protein dynamics in protein function and use of automated servers for function inference. The book concludes with two chapters covering case studies of structure prediction, based respectively on crystal structures and protein models, providing numerous examples of real-world usage of the methods mentioned previously. This book is targeted at postgraduate students and academic researchers. It is most obviously of interest to protein bioinformaticians and structural biologists, but should also serve as a guide to biologists more broadly by highlighting the insights that structural bioinformatics can provide into proteins of their interest.

Biological Sequence Analysis

Biological Sequence Analysis Book
Author : Richard Durbin,Durbin Richard,Sean R. Eddy,an R. Eddy,Sean Eddy,Anders Krogh,Graeme Mitchison
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 1998-04-23
ISBN : 9780521629713
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents up-to-date computer methods for analysing DNA, RNA and protein sequences.