Protein structure comparison by alignment of distance matrices.

@article{Holm1993ProteinSC,
  title={Protein structure comparison by alignment of distance matrices.},
  author={L. Holm and Chris Sander},
  journal={Journal of molecular biology},
  year={1993},
  volume={233 1},
  pages={
          123-38
        }
}
With a rapidly growing pool of known tertiary structures, the importance of protein structure comparison parallels that of sequence alignment. We have developed a novel algorithm (DALI) for optimal pairwise alignment of protein structures. The three-dimensional co-ordinates of each protein are used to calculate residue-residue (C alpha-C alpha) distance matrices. The distance matrices are first decomposed into elementary contact patterns, e.g. hexapeptide-hexapeptide submatrices. Then, similar… 
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Dali: a network tool for protein structure comparison.
Protein Structure Comparison by alignment of distance matrices
  • Protein Structure Comparison by alignment of distance matrices
  • 1993