Raul E. Cachau

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A B-cell epitope is the three-dimensional structure within an antigen that can be bound to the variable region of an antibody. The prediction of B-cell epitopes is highly desirable for various immunological applications, but has presented a set of unique challenges to the bioinformatics and immunology communities. Improving the accuracy of B-cell epitope(More)
Nanoinformatics has recently emerged to address the need of computing applications at the nano level. In this regard, the authors have participated in various initiatives to identify its concepts, foundations and challenges. While nanomaterials open up the possibility for developing new devices in many industrial and scientific areas, they also offer(More)
Over a decade ago, nanotechnologists began research on applications of nanomaterials for medicine. This research has revealed a wide range of different challenges, as well as many opportunities. Some of these challenges are strongly related to informatics issues, dealing, for instance, with the management and integration of heterogeneous information,(More)
We present here a greatly updated version of an earlier study on the conformational energies of protein-ligand complexes in the Protein Data Bank (PDB) [Nicklaus et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 1995, 3, 411-428], with the goal of improving on all possible aspects such as number and selection of ligand instances, energy calculations performed, and additional(More)
  • Fernando Gonzalez-Nilo, Tomas Perez-Acle, Sergio Guinez-Molinos, Daniela Geraldo, Claudia Sandoval, Alejandro Yevenes +5 others
  • 2010
After the progress made during the Genomics Era, Bioinformatics was tasked to support the first flow of information generated by Nanobiotechnology at the early stages of development. This challenge requires the adaptation of classical bioinformatics tools, and also computational chemistry tools, to store, standardize, analyze and visualize the information(More)
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