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Algorithms 2018, 11(8), 114; https://doi.org/10.3390/a11080114

Revisiting Chameleon Sequences in the Protein Data Bank

Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
Received: 10 July 2018 / Revised: 23 July 2018 / Accepted: 26 July 2018 / Published: 28 July 2018
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The steady growth of the Protein Data Bank (PDB) suggests the periodic repetition of searches for sequences that form different secondary structures in different protein structures; these are called chameleon sequences. This paper presents a fast (nlog(n)) algorithm for such searches and presents the results on all protein structures in the PDB. The longest such sequence found consists of 20 residues. View Full-Text
Keywords: chameleon sequence; residue propensity; Protein Data Bank chameleon sequence; residue propensity; Protein Data Bank
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