Structural conservation of a short, functional, peptide-sequence motif.

  title={Structural conservation of a short, functional, peptide-sequence motif.},
  author={Susan Fox-Erlich and Martin R. Schiller and Michael Robert Gryk},
  journal={Frontiers in bioscience},
Full length, eukaryotic proteins generally consist of several autonomously folding and functioning domains. Many of these domains are known to function by binding and/or modifying other partner proteins based on the recognition of a short, linear amino sequence contained within the target protein. This article reviews the many bioinformatic tools and resources which discover, define and catalogue the various, known protein domains as well as assist users by identifying domain signatures within… 
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