ProLego: tool for extracting and visualizing topological modules in protein structures.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND:In protein design, correct use of topology is among the initial and most critical feature. Meticulous selection of backbone topology aids in drastically reducing the structure search space. With ProLego, we present a server application to explore the component aspect of protein structures and provide an intuitive and efficient way to scan the protein topology space. RESULT:We have implemented in-house developed "topological representation" in an automated-pipeline to extract protein topology from given protein structure. Using the topology string, ProLego, compares topology against a non-redundant extensive topology database (ProLegoDB) as well as extracts constituent topological modules. The platform offers interactive topology visualization graphs. CONCLUSION:ProLego, provides an alternative but comprehensive way to scan and visualize protein topology along with an extensive database of protein topology. ProLego can be found at http://www.proteinlego.com.

journal_name

BMC Bioinformatics

journal_title

BMC bioinformatics

authors

Khan T,Panday SK,Ghosh I

doi

10.1186/s12859-018-2171-9

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Has Abstract

pub_date

2018-05-04 00:00:00

pages

167

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1

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1471-2105

pii

10.1186/s12859-018-2171-9

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19

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