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Ramachandran Plot

  • Category
    Miscellaneous
  • Published
    15th Oct, 2019

About

  • A Ramachandran plot is a way to examine the backbone conformation of each residue in a protein.
  • It was first used by noted Indian biophysicist G.N. Ramachandran in 1963 to describe stable arrangements of individual residues of a protein. Today, a Ramachandran plot is frequently used by crystallographers to identify protein models with an unrealistic backbone.
  • Ramachandran plot is used to examine and assess any structure in peptides.
  • Peptides are short chains of amino acids linked by peptide (amide) bonds.
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