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Discriminating the native structure from decoys using scoring functions based on the residue packing in globular proteins

Ranjit Prasad Bahadur and Pinak Chakrabarti*

BMC Structural Biology 2009, 9:76  doi:10.1186/1472-6807-9-76

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Dan Bolser   (2010-01-12 16:43)  Dundee University email

I was involved in a similar study that may be of interest to readers of the present article. The work included a detailed introduction to the field of empirical potentials as well as a comparison of a 'partner number' type score to a more conventional pairwise empirical potential.


Residue contact-count potentials are as effective as residue-residue contact-type potentials for ranking protein decoys. Bolser DM, Filippis I, Stehr H, Duarte J, Lappe M. BMC Structural Biology 2008, 8:53 doi:10.1186/1472-6807-8-53

* A similar comment has been posted against that article on the BMC website.

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