The Classification of Local Structures for Modeling Protein Structure Geometric Constraints

Kentaro Onizuka[1]
Kiyoshi Asai[2]
Stephen T. C. Wong[3]

[1]Institute for New Generation Computer Technology
[2]Electrotechnical Laboratory
[3]Lehigh University


In this paper, we describe a new method to classify three-dimensional local structures of protein and to model the geometric constraints of the protein tertiary structures. These constraints would allow us to predict tertiary structure more accurately than existing techniques.