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Title: Thermodynamics of short alanine-based peptides.
Authors: Guan, Ying Li.
Keywords: DRNTU::Science::Chemistry::Biochemistry
Issue Date: 2010
Abstract: Short alanine-based peptide forms approximately 80% helix content when formed under optimal conditions. Factors such as solvent concentration, pH, temperature and pressure play a part in determining the formation and stability of the helix content. The effect of temperature on protein folding is examined by performing a molecular dynamics simulation using AMBER force field, ff03, on 3K(I); acetyl-AAAAKAAAAKAAAAKA-amide at various temperatures to mimic an experimental study. The results are then characterized using root-mean-square deviation (RMSD), snapshots of the folding process, potential mean force (PMF) energy diagrams and secondary structure prediction using DSSP.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/39941
Fulltext Permission: restricted
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