Nonlinear backbone torsional pair correlations in proteins

@article{Long2016NonlinearBT,
  title={Nonlinear backbone torsional pair correlations in proteins},
  author={Shiyang Long and Pu Tian},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={6}
}
Protein allostery requires dynamical structural correlations. Physical origin of which, however, remain elusive despite intensive studies during last two and half decades. Based on analysis of molecular dynamics (MD) simulation trajectories for ten proteins with different sizes and folds, we found that nonlinear backbone torsional pair (BTP) correlations, which are mainly spatially long-ranged and are dominantly executed by loop residues, exist extensively in most analyzed proteins. Examination… 

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