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PSAP: protein structure analysis package

Balamurugan, B and Roshan, Md MNA and Hameed, Shaahul B and Sumathi, K and Senthilkumar, R and Udayakumar, A and Babu, Venkatesh KH and Kalaivani, M and Sowmiya, G and Sivasankari, P and Saravanan, S and Ranjani, Vasuki C and Gopalakrishnan, K and Selvakumar, KN and Jaikumar, M and Brindha, T and Michael, Daliah and Sekar, K (2007) PSAP: protein structure analysis package. In: Journal of Applied Crystallography, 40 . pp. 773-777.

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Abstract

A computing engine, the Protein Structure Analysis Package (PSAP), has been developed to calculate and display various hidden structural and functional features of three-dimensional protein structures. The proposed computing engine has several utilities to enable structural biologists to analyze threedimensional protein molecules and provides an easy-to-use Web interface to compute and visualize the necessary features dynamically on the client machine. Users need to provide the Protein Data Bank (PDB) identification code or upload three-dimensional atomic coordinates from the client machine. For visualization, the free molecular graphics programs RasMol and Jmol are deployed in the computing engine. Furthermore, the computing engine is interfaced with an up-to-date local copy of the PDB. The atomic coordinates are updated every week and hence users can access all the structures available in the PDB.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to International Union of Crystallography.
Department/Centre: Division of Information Sciences > Supercomputer Education & Research Centre
Division of Information Sciences > BioInformatics Centre
Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:45
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/14237

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