Practical conversion from torsion space to Cartesian space for in silico protein synthesis

  title={Practical conversion from torsion space to Cartesian space for in silico protein synthesis},
  author={Jerod Parsons and J. Bradley Holmes and J. Maurice Rojas and Jerry W. Tsai and Charlie E. M. Strauss},
  journal={Journal of Computational Chemistry},
Many applications require a method for translating a large list of bond angles and bond lengths to precise atomic Cartesian coordinates. This simple but computationally consuming task occurs ubiquitously in modeling proteins, DNA, and other polymers as well as in many other fields such as robotics. To find an optimal method, algorithms can be compared by a number of operations, speed, intrinsic numerical stability, and parallelization. We discuss five established methods for growing a protein… 

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