Algorithms 2009, 2(3), 1155-1176; doi:10.3390/a2031155
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Algorithm for the Analysis of Tryptophan Fluorescence Spectra and Their Correlation with Protein Structural Parameters

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Received: 15 July 2009; in revised form: 20 August 2009 / Accepted: 10 September 2009 / Published: 16 September 2009
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Abstract: The fluorescence properties of tryptophan residues are sensitive to the microenvironment of fluorophores in proteins. Therefore, fluorescence characteristics are widely used to study structural transitions in proteins. However, the decoding of the structural information from spectroscopic data is challenging. Here we present a review of approaches developed for the decomposition of multi-component protein tryptophan fluorescence spectra and correlation of these spectral parameters with protein structural properties.
Keywords: protein fluorescence; protein structure; decomposition; structural analysis; tryptophan; statistical methods
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Hixon, J.; Reshetnyak, Y.K. Algorithm for the Analysis of Tryptophan Fluorescence Spectra and Their Correlation with Protein Structural Parameters. Algorithms 2009, 2, 1155-1176.

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Hixon J, Reshetnyak YK. Algorithm for the Analysis of Tryptophan Fluorescence Spectra and Their Correlation with Protein Structural Parameters. Algorithms. 2009; 2(3):1155-1176.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Hixon, John; Reshetnyak, Yana K. 2009. "Algorithm for the Analysis of Tryptophan Fluorescence Spectra and Their Correlation with Protein Structural Parameters." Algorithms 2, no. 3: 1155-1176.

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