Describing secondary structure

Rick Bright rbright at
Sun Feb 6 18:16:01 EST 2000

Can you please post a valid URL for the information you supplied?  The
one listed is not functional.


sandy_globin at wrote:
> > Hi, I'm trying to define a grammar for describing the secondary
> structure
> secondary structure is described in terms of spatial angles known
> as dihedral angles, which specify the angles between the nitrogen and
> carbon atoms of the backbone of the polypeptide.
> you can check the following site. its very useful for understanding
> various aspects of protein structure, right from the beginning:
> go to the "protein geometry" page, and then subsequently to the
> secondary structure page.
> also, if you can check this book out, i think you'd find it quite
> useful:
> Introduction to Protein Structure, by Branden,Carl and Tooze,John
> hope this helps.
> sandy
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