By the same authors

From the same journal

BALBES: a molecular-replacement pipeline

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Published copy (DOI)

Author(s)

Department/unit(s)

Publication details

JournalActa crystallographica section d-Biological crystallography
DatePublished - 4 Jan 2008
Issue number1
Volume64
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)125-132
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The number of macromolecular structures solved and deposited in the Protein Data Bank (PDB) is higher than 40 000. Using this information in macromolecular crystallography (MX) should in principle increase the efficiency of MX structure solution. This paper describes a molecular-replacement pipeline, BALBES, that makes extensive use of this repository. It uses a reorganized database taken from the PDB with multimeric as well as domain organization. A system manager written in Python controls the workflow of the process. Testing the current version of the pipeline using entries from the PDB has shown that this approach has huge potential and that around 75% of structures can be solved automatically without user intervention.

    Research areas

  • MODEL, REFINEMENT, ROTATION, PROTEINS, PROGRAM, SEARCH, MOLREP, TOOL

Discover related content

Find related publications, people, projects, datasets and more using interactive charts.

View graph of relations