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Occurrence of a Single Helix of the Collagen Type in Globular Proteins

Soman, KV and Ramakrishnan, C (1983) Occurrence of a Single Helix of the Collagen Type in Globular Proteins. In: Journal of Molecular Biology, 170 (4). pp. 1045-1048.

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Abstract

The occurrence of an eight-residue long segment of polypeptide chain in collagen helical conformation has been detected in bacteriochlorophyll a-protein by the application of an algorithm for identifying secondary structures in globular proteins from their $\alpha$-carbon positions. This segment spans residues 277 to 284 of the protein and is the longest known stretch of collagen helix to be observed in globular proteins.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Biophysics Unit
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:44
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/13639

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