Secondary Structure Prediction

Gerald Loeffler Gerald.Loeffler at
Wed Jul 29 04:24:31 EST 1998


This was work of Chris Sander's group (then at EMBL) and I think they
called it "chameleon sequences". Sorry to not be more specific, but this
was some time ago... (-:


JJ Miranda wrote:
> Hi all,
> In Tom Creighton's book "Proteins:  Structures and Molecular Properties,"
> he noted that
> "identical pentapeptides adopted the same secondary structure in
> unrelated proteins of known structure in only 20% of the cases."
> He has a list of references at the end of the "Predicting Secondary
> Structure" section, but I'm not sure which ref it's in.  Has anyone ever
> read anything like this before?
> Sincere regards,
> JJ Miranda

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