Tag Archives: Bioinformatics

The Protein Structure Series: Post – VII

The final post in this series has been published as a screen cast on YouTube. The final code used in the video is Disclaimer: Please keep in mind that the research question was phrased in this way (see video) to make it easy to understand and to develop code to answer it. In the end… Read More »

The Protein Structure Series: Post – VI

In this series so far, we have looked at protein structure data and introduced a bit of python code to analyse it. The code below loads a protein structure and allows the user the extract the protein’s amino acid sequence. In this post we will try to extract more information from the sequence that we… Read More »

The Protein Structure Series: Post – V

From last time In the last post, we moved from explaining the theory of proteins, especially their 3D structures to actually handling the structures with python in the jupyter notebook. If you are new here please have a look at the preceding posts to catch up. In this post, I will assume you have looked… Read More »

Basics of Protein Bioinformatics (Part 1)

Introduction: Proteins are biomolecules that carry out all the functions necessary to support life. They are synthesised using the information contained within the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). DNA comprises of four nucleotides cytosine [C], guanine [G], adenine [A] or thymine [T]. These four bases are repeated along the length of the DNA. Portion of these repeats… Read More »