EDB – energy distribution data bank

Dariusz Mrozek, Bożena Małysiak-Mrozek, Stanisław Kozielski, Krzysztof Kral, Marcin Moczała, Łukasz Oleś, Tomasz Suwała, Adam Szecówka

Abstract


The analysis of structural and energy features of proteins can be a key to understand how proteins work and interact to each other in cellular re¬actions. The distributions of energy over each atom in protein structures can be very supportive for the studies of the complex processes proteins are involved in. The Energy Distribution Data Bank (EDB, http://edb.aei.polsl.pl) stores a variety of energy distributions for protein molecular structures retrieved from the well-known Protein Data Bank. In the paper, we describe the purpose of the EDB, a possible use of the information stored in it, query possibilities, and plans for future development.

Keywords


bioinformatics; chemoinformatics; protein structure; force field; energy profile; database; EDB

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2009_v30.n2B.455