Figure 1.

Increase in the number of publications dealing with the IDPs. Circles 1–6 correspond to some key IDP-related publications in the pre-bioinformatics era. They are: 1) Landsteiner, 1936 [110]; 2) Pauling, 1940 [111]; 3) Karush, 1950 [112]; 4) McMeekin, 1962 [113]; 5) Jirgenesons, 1966 [114]; 6) Doolittle, 1973 [115]. Circles 1'-4' correspond to key research bioinformatics articles and reviews that created and shaped the IDP field: 1') Romero et al., 1998 [3]; 2') Wright & Dyson, 1999 [4]; 3') Uversky et al., 2000 [6]; 4') Tompa, 2002 [13].

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