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CAPS-DB is a structural classification of helix-cappings or caps compiled from protein structures. Caps extracted from protein structures have been structurally classified based on geometry and conformation and organized in a tree-like hierarchical classification where the different levels correspond to different properties of the caps.


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Helix capping.

Aurora R., Rose GD.,
Protein Sci. 1998

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An automated classification of the structure of protein loops.

Oliva B., Bates PA., Querol E., Avilés FX., Sternberg MJ.,
J. Mol. Biol. 1997

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CAPS-DB: a structural classification of helix-capping motifs.

Segura J,Oliva B,Fernandez-Fuentes N
Nucleic Acids Res 2011

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  • BIO2011-22568 (MICINN, Madrid, Spain)