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  • Description

    a "quick" evaluation of steric packing in protein structures. Amino acid side chains are not represented in full atomic detail, but instead uses one or more averaged centers of interaction per residue. Side chain packing quality is determined from the spherical space available to each residue. Empirical pairwise residue contact potential can be used to estimate the correctness of model protein structures.

  • Usage

    To list all executables provided by QPack, run: $ sbgrid-list qpack Copy to clipboard
  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install qpack Copy to clipboard Available operating systems: Linux 64, OS X INTEL
  • Primary Citation*

    L. M. Gregoret and F. E. Cohen. 1990. A Novel Method for the Rapid Evaluation of Packing in Protein Structures. J Mol Biol. 211(4): 959-974.

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  • Keywords

    Analysis, Visualization

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  1.1 (540.6 KB)
    OS X INTEL:  1.1 (523.4 KB)

  • Developers

    Fred Cohen