Category: I-TASSER

rosetta fold vs alphafold 2

S. Both AlphaFold and Xu use simple folding engines L-BFGS (L- Broyden–Fletcher–Goldfarb– Shanno (BFGS)) and CNS (Crystallography and NMR System), respectively, i.e., improvements come from a better energy potential using distributional information. The phase problem is a problem, to the point that in the past decade, several structures, such as M-PMV…

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Interpreting I-TASSER output

Interpreting I-TASSER output 1 Hi, Recently, i have received a protein structure result from I-TASSER. Here i have few questions to interpret the result: What does it mean by solvent accessibility value (0 to 9)? Does it mean near to 9 is more accessible to solvents? And if it likes…

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The LpoA activator is required to stimulate the peptidoglycan polymerase activity of its cognate cell wall synthase PBP1a

Significance Class A penicillin-binding proteins (aPBPs) assemble the bacterial cell wall and are the targets of penicillin and related β-lactam antibiotics. In gram-negative bacteria, the aPBPs require outer membrane lipoproteins to function. However, little is known about how these proteins promote the activity of their cognate synthases in cells. Here,…

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