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What geometrically constrained protein models can tell us about real-world protein contact maps

  title={What geometrically constrained protein models can tell us about real-world protein contact maps},
  author={Nora Molkenthin and J. Guven and Steffen Muhle and Antonia Mey},
The mechanisms by which a protein’s 3D structure can be determined based on its amino acid sequence have long been one of the key mysteries of biophysics. Often simplistic models, e.g. derived from geometric constraints, capture bulk real-world 3D protein–protein properties well. One approach is using protein contact maps to better understand protein’s properties. Here, we investigate the emergent behavior of protein contact maps derived from a geometrically constrained random interaction model… 

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