Useful protein links
On-line Journals available at UNSW
- Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics
- Protein Science
- Journal of Molecular Biology
- Biophysical Journal
- Current Opinion in Structural Biology
- Current Opinion in Chemical Biology
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA
- Annual Reviews of Biophysics & Biomolecular Structure
- Protein Data Bank (PDB) is the collection of all protein structures.
- Sydney mirror of the PDB.
- SCOP is a classification of proteins.
- Dunbrack Group Protein Sidechain Webpage containing useful parameters for sidechain rotamers and phi-psi propensities.
Looking at Proteins
- Stick and ball representations of amino acids.
- Animation movies of ATP Synthase provides some spectacular and very accurate movies of this very important protein.
- Principles of Protein Structure Using the Internet is a guide to protein structures.
- The Online Macromolecular Museum provides an excellent introduction to protein structures through molecular displays.
- Rasmol is a no-frills protein structure viewer.
- Swiss-PDB is a much more sophisticated package. It's better for serious research.
- Kinemage is good for slide shows and guided tours of protein structure.
- CHIME is a simple browser that reads PDB.
Proteins in general
- The Molecular Perspective is a collection of articles on proteins involved in cancer including some remarkable illustrations by David Goodsell.
- List of protein folding groups around the world.
- PubMed is a database of papers in medicine, biochemistry or structural biology.
- Nobel prizes for protein structures include Max Perutz' work on myobglobin, John Walker's structure of ATP Synthase and Thomas Huber's structure of the photosynthetic reaction centre.
- X-PLOR is a standard package for protein refinement, modeling, annealing.