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What are protein domains? | Train online


Domains are distinct functional and/or structural units in a protein. Usually they are responsible for a particular function or interaction, contributing to the overall ...

Multidomain Proteins - Encyclopedia of Life Sciences


Protein domains that have a necessary function are often used in many different proteins. ... Protein domains often serve as structural units that define a protein.

Protein Domains, Domain Assignment, domain identification, the ...


Protein domains: Identification and assignment. ... such cases the easiest would be to consult the CATH database, which gives a clear definition of the domains.

A thermodynamic definition of protein domains


Jun 12, 2012 ... We propose a thermodynamically-based definition in which a domain is a segment of the folded protein for which the m-value in isolation and ...

Differences Between Protein Motifs and Protein Domains?


Apr 6, 2013 ... There are also more complex motif models. Protein domains, on the other hand, are a structural entity, usually meaning a part of the protein ...

Protein domain - Biology-Online Dictionary


May 20, 2009 ... (2) A part of protein that can fold, function and exist independently of the rest of the protein chain or structure. Supplement. Protein domains vary ...



determined protein 3D structures into structural domains. ... ably here and have no special meaning associated with a particular term when referring to the.

Protein domains and motifs - Pamela Stanley lab wiki


Document: Protein domains and motifs | Last modified: December 28, 2005 ... or PRINTS-S database contains clusters of patterns that define protein families.

Protein structural domains: definition and prediction. - NCBI


Curr Protoc Protein Sci. 2011 Nov;Chapter 2:Unit2.14. doi: 10.1002/0471140864. ps0214s66. Protein structural domains: definition and prediction. Ezkurdia I(1) ...

Conserved Domains Database (CDD) and Resources - NCBI


Overview of Conserved Domain Database and protein classification resources ... which use 3D-structure information to explicitly define domain boundaries and ...

Protein domain
A protein domain is a conserved part of a given protein sequence and (tertiary) structure that can evolve, function, and exist independently of the rest of the ... More »
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Database of protein domains, families and functional sites. PROSITE consists of documentation entries describing protein domains, families and functional sites ...

Structure, function and evolution of multidomain proteins - MRC ...


Here, we define a protein domain as an inde- pendent, evolutionary unit that can form a single-domain protein or be part of one or more different multidomain.

What is the difference between motif and domain? - ResearchGate


Apr 21, 2013 ... Motifs are structural characteristics and domains are functional regions (not necessarily related to size). In a protein, a particular arrangement of ...