Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Roy J. Carver Department of, Mathematics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Journal or Book Title
Nucleic Acids Research
Protein Inter-atomic Distance Distributions (PIDD) is a dedicated database and structural bio-informatics system for distance based protein modeling. The database is developed to host and analyze the statistical data for protein inter-atomic distances based on their distributions in databases of known protein structures such as in the Protein Data Bank (PDB). PIDD is capable of generating, caching, and displaying the statistical distributions of the distances of various types and ranges. The collected information can be used to extract geometric restraints or mean-force potentials for protein structure determination including nuclear magnetic resonance structure determination and comparative model refinement. PIDD is supported with a friendly designed web interface so that users can easily specify the distance types and ranges, and retrieve, visualize or download the distributions of the distances as they desire.
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Wu, Di; Jernigan, Robert; and Wu, Zhijun, "PIDD: database for Protein Inter-atomic Distance Distributions" (2007). Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Publications. 173.