Emily R. Jefferson

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SNAPPI-DB, a high performance database of Structures, iNterfaces and Alignments of Protein-Protein Interactions, and its associated Java Application Programming Interface (API) is described. SNAPPI-DB contains structural data, down to the level of atom co-ordinates, for each structure in the Protein Data Bank (PDB) together with associated data including(More)
Amino acids responsible for structure, core function or specificity may be inferred from multiple protein sequence alignments where a limited set of residue types are tolerated. The rise in available protein sequences continues to increase the power of techniques based on this principle. A new algorithm, SMERFS, for predicting protein functional sites from(More)
Structural data as collated in the Protein Data Bank (PDB) have been widely applied in the study and prediction of protein-protein interactions. However, since the basic PDB Entries contain only the contents of the asymmetric unit rather than the biological unit, some key interactions may be missed by analysing only the PDB Entry. A total of 69,054 SCOP(More)
The analysis and prediction of protein-protein interaction sites from structural data are restricted by the limited availability of structural complexes that represent the complete protein-protein interaction space. The domain classification schemes CATH and SCOP are normally used independently in the analysis and prediction of protein domain-domain(More)
Background In general proteins of similar sequence have a similar structure. We investigate whether a similar correlation exists between sequence identity and domain-domain interaction similarity. Understanding this relationship is important to the study of many aspects of protein-protein interactions, for example, the prediction of interaction information(More)
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