Predictor@Home: A "Protein Structure Prediction Supercomputer' Based on Global Computing

  title={Predictor@Home: A "Protein Structure Prediction Supercomputer' Based on Global Computing},
  author={Michela Taufer and Chahm An and Andre Kerstens and Charles L. Brooks},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems},
  • M. TauferChahm An C. Brooks
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems
Predicting the structure of a protein from its amino acid sequence is a complex process, the understanding of which could be used to gain new insight into the nature of protein functions or provide targets for structure-based design of drugs to treat new and existing diseases. While protein structures can be accurately modeled using computational methods based on all-atom physics-based force fields including implicit solvation, these methods require extensive sampling of native-like protein… 

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