Haiyou Deng

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Many statistical potentials were developed in last two decades for protein folding and protein structure recognition. The major difference of these potentials is on the selection of reference states to offset sampling bias. However, since these potentials used different databases and parameter cutoffs, it is difficult to judge what the best reference states(More)
MOTIVATION Computationally generated non-native protein structure conformations (or decoys) are often used for designing protein folding simulation methods and force fields. However, almost all the decoy sets currently used in literature suffer from uneven root mean square deviation (RMSD) distribution with bias to non-protein like hydrogen-bonding and(More)
Recently, a new type of small interfering RNAs (qiRNAs) of typically 20~21 nucleotides was found in Neurospora crassa and rice and has been shown to regulate gene silencing in the DNA damage response. Identification of qiRNAs is fundamental for dissecting regulatory functions and molecular mechanisms. In contrast to other expensive and time-consuming(More)
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