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Computational and Visualization Techniques for Structural Bioinformatics Using Chimera

1st Edition

By Forbes J. Burkowski

Chapman and Hall/CRC

461 pages

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Description

A Step-by-Step Guide to Describing Biomolecular StructureComputational and Visualization Techniques for Structural Bioinformatics Using Chimera shows how to perform computations with Python scripts in the Chimera environment. It focuses on the three core areas needed to study structural bioinformatics: biochemistry, mathematics, and computation.Und

Table of Contents

Introduction: Macromolecules and Chimera. Accessing and Displaying Molecular Data with Chimera. Algorithms Dealing with Distance. Algorithms Dealing with Angles. Structure Overlap and Alignment. Potential Energy Functions. Rotamers and Side-Chain Conformation. Residue Networks. Appendices. Index.

About the Author

Forbes Burkowski is a professor of computer science at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM012040
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics