Respective roles of short- and long-range interactions in protein folding.

@article{Go1978RespectiveRO,
  title={Respective roles of short- and long-range interactions in protein folding.},
  author={N. Go and H Taketomi},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1978},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={559-63}
}
  • N. Go, H Taketomi
  • Published 1978 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
A lattice model of protein is studied by a Monte Carlo simulation method. The native conformation of the lattice protein molecule is stabilized by specific long-range and short-ranged interactions. By comparing results of simulation for different relative weights of the long- and short-range interactions, it is concluded that the specific long-range interactions are essential for highly cooperative stabilization of the native conformation and that the short-range interactions accelerate the… CONTINUE READING

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