Equivalent amino acids for similarity searches

Joshua Cherry cherry at watneys.med.utah.edu
Mon Mar 28 19:26:26 EST 1994

In article <Cn99LB.B53 at ncifcrf.gov> mack at ncifcrf.gov (Joe Mack) writes:

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	   Residues involved in catalysis are IDENTICAL throughout the family. 

I think that this is a little strong.  Certainly there are some cases
where there is some variation among catalytic residues.  How rare they
are depends upon your definition of "involved in catalysis."

Josh Cherry
cherry at watneys.med.utah.edu

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