Aminoacids in a-helix and b-sheet structures

Frank Fürst ffrank at
Thu Sep 6 07:54:06 EST 2001

Sofia Helena Khan <khan at> schrieb:

> Would anyone know the Homo sapiens amino acid composition in a-helix and
> b-sheet secondary structures.
> I'll need the information in my project. I would be happy if someone
> knows where to find these values.

I don't know an exact reference, but you should look for secondary
structure propensities of amino acids, which refers to the same
question, but looks at it from the opposite side: How preferable is it
for a particular aa to be in alpha-helix? etc.

Bye, Frank

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