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1st Edition

Invitation to Protein Sequence Analysis Through Probability and Information

ISBN 9780367134525
Published February 4, 2019 by CRC Press
310 Pages 271 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book explores the remarkable information correspondences and probability structures of proteins. Correspondences are pervasive in biochemistry and bioinformatics: proteins share homologies, folding patterns, and mechanisms. Probability structures are just as paramount: folded state graphics reflect Angstrom-scale maps of electron density. The author explores protein sequences (primary structures), both individually and in sets (systems) with the help of probability and information tools. This perspective will enhance the reader’s knowledge of how an important class of molecules is designed and put to task in natural systems, and how we can approach class members in hands-on ways.

Table of Contents

1. Protein Structure Fundamentals and Complexity

2. Essentials of Information

3. Protein Structure Analysis at the Base Level

4. Base Structure Analysis and Constituent Numbers

5. Base Structures and Proteomic Sets

6. Protein Structure Analysis of Base-plus Levels

7. Analysis of Sequences Internal to Proteins

8. Writing and Refining Protein Sequences

9. Horizons

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Daniel J. Graham, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL

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