What is it about?
CGCD is a knowledge-based model intended to predict the circular dichroism spectra of proteins. It requires the PDB file of the protein and an appropriate characterization of its residues.
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Why is it important?
Circular dichroism (CD) is a cheap a fast technique, however, it is not so easy to give a more quantitative interpretation of CD spectra. A CGCD predicted spectrum can help to bridge the gap between the protein 3D structure and the experimental data.
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This page is a summary of: Secondary structure specified polarizabilities of residues for an evaluation of circular dichroism spectra of proteins, The Journal of Chemical Physics, October 2020, American Institute of Physics, DOI: 10.1063/5.0023360.
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