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Recipe: ST - Glycine Hinge - B
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Name: ST - Glycine Hinge - B
ID: 40664
Created on: Sat, 04/14/2012 - 15:59
Updated on: Sat, 04/14/2012 - 22:59

Because Glycine is the most flexible Amino acid, it will respond readily and rather predictably to manipulation. The "glycine hinge" is a tactic used to shape a section of a Loop containing at least one glycine. It is most useful when a player has some idea of where other secondary structures should go, and wants to bend the loop in a way that will put them in the appropriate places while not dragging down his local score too much.[1] The recipe attempts to freeze backbone, and necessary Secondary Structures (SS), ("The rods"), around the surrounding Glycine Amino Acid (AA), ("The hinge"), and proceeds to wiggle with bands.

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Developed by: UW Center for Game Science, UW Institute for Protein Design, Northeastern University, Vanderbilt University Meiler Lab, UC Davis
Supported by: DARPA, NSF, NIH, HHMI, Amazon, Microsoft, Adobe, Boehringer Ingelheim, RosettaCommons