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Figure 5 | BMC Structural Biology

Figure 5

From: A library of protein surface patches discriminates between native structures and decoys generated by structure prediction servers

Figure 5

The distance approximation heuristic. (a) Given two patches A (in green) and B (in yellow), we consider their inner spheres (pivots are marked using a darker shade). (b) Then, we enumerate all possible matches of the inner spheres. (c) If the RMSD between the inner spheres is less than 2Å, it serves as a seed for mapping the full patches. Finally we pick the superposition that yields the minimal RMSD value (circled in red).

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