Homology modelling question

Simon M. Brocklehurst smb at bioch.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 4 09:50:46 EST 1996


Andrew Martin wrote:
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> 
> I think Simon is confusing the issue here. 

  Wasn't my intention ;-)  And actually I would stand by what I said!
The 30% 'cut-off' figure you quote is really just a simple and reliable 
fold recognition test.  Per se, there is no reason to use a particular level
of sequence identity as a criterion for deciding whether to embark on a
comparative modelling project.

  -- Simon
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