Daniel J. Graham
February 15, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 328 Pages - 271 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367134525 - CAT# K409607
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This book explores the remarkable information correspondences and probability structures of proteins. Correspondences are pervasive in biochemistry and bioinformatics: proteins share homologies, folding patterns, and mechanisms. Probability structures are just as paramount: folded state graphics reflect Angstrom-scale maps of electron density. The author explores protein sequences (primary structures), both individually and in sets (systems) with the help of probability and information tools. This perspective will enhance the reader’s knowledge of how an important class of molecules is designed and put to task in natural systems, and how we can approach class members in hands-on ways.
Preface. Introduction. Essentials of Information. Protein Structure Analysis at the Base Level. Base Structure Analysis and Constituent Numbers. Base Structures and Proteomic Sets. Protein Structure Analysis of Base-Plus Levels. Analysis of Sequences Internal to Proteins. Writing and Refining Protein Sequences. Horizons. Properties of the Amino Acids. Essential Properties of Steady State Systems. The Stirling Formula for Large Factorials. The Binomial and Multinomial Distributions. Amino Acids, Codons, and the Genetic Code. Accession Numbers of Relevant Sequences and Sets. Glossary of Terms. Answers to Selected Problems.
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