Short Conserved Polypeptide Sequences

Peter Kamp Busk (Developer)

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This project collects source code of applications based on the notion that polypeptides with similar structure and function have a high number of identical or closely related short sequences.
These sequence motifs may be conserved because they are located in the active site of an enzyme, in structurally important regions or in regions involved in binding to other proteins.
Hence, short, conserved polypeptide sequences can be identified and used to understand the structure and function of proteins.
This is discussed in details in the paper Busk and Lange, (2013) Function-based classification of carbohydrate-active enzymes by recognition of short, conserved peptide motifs. Appl Environ Microbiol. 79(11), 3380-91.

Each script or collection of script will be uploaded separately. Use or modification of the scripts for non-commercial purposes is free as long as you give proper credit to the author(s) by citing the scientific publication
of the software or, if the software has not been described in a publication, by referring to the original author and this site.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2017
Media of outputweb
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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