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Orthogonal beta-beta motifs in proteins

Sowdhamini, R and Srinivasan, N and Ramakrishnan, C and Balaram, P (1992) Orthogonal beta-beta motifs in proteins. In: Journal of Molecular Biology, 223 (4). pp. 845-851.

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Abstract

A super-secondary structural motif comprising two orthogonally oriented beta-strands connected by short linking segments of <5 residues has been identified from a data set of 65 independent protein crystal structures. Of the 42 examples from 14 proteins, a vast majority have only a single residue as the linking element. Analysis of the conformational angles at the junction reveals that the recently described type VIII beta-turn occurs frequently at the connecting hinge, while the type II beta-turn is also fairly common.

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: 17 Dec 2009 07:40
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:51
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/24679

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