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Trends Biochem Sci. 1990 Mar;15(3):93-5.

Structure predictions of membrane proteins are not that bad.

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Max-Planck-Institut für Biologie, Tübingen, FRG.

Abstract

A simple generalization of the well-known hydrophobicity analysis is sufficient to predict membrane-spanning amphiphilic alpha-helices and beta-strands. The use of this method is illustrated for bacteriorhodopsin, OmpA protein and the photosynthetic reaction centre.

PMID:
2183409
DOI:
10.1016/0968-0004(90)90188-h
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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