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From: "Hot cores" in proteins: Comparative analysis of the apolar contact area in structures from hyper/thermophilic and mesophilic organisms

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Computation of the apolar contact area. A-B) Initially, for each amino acid pair (in this case two sample residues, Phe and Lys, are considered), the Van der Walls surface is generated. C) Then, the solvent accessible surface is computed. D) The latter is used to compute the hydrophobic contact surface between the two interacting residues.

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