Forgive my naivety... don't we want to go in the other direction? Specify a
shape, and have a computer tell us what sequence of amino acids we'd need to
use to achieve that?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Davis" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 13, 2001 1:12 PM
Subject: Progress on the protein folding problem
> I found the following on EurekAlert at:
> >Rosetta may hold key to predicting protein folding
> > February 12, 2001-A computational method developed by Howard Hughes
> Medical Institute investigator
> > David A. Baker and his colleagues has proven quite successful in
> predicting the three-dimensional structure of a
> > folded protein from its linear sequence of amino acids.
> The article does not say what computational resources were applied to the
> problem, but suffice it to say that it was not achieved with IBM's Blue
> Perhaps the task is not so daunting as previously assumed.
> Best, Jeff Davis
> "Everything's hard till you know how to do it."
> Ray Charles
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