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Structure-based function prediction using peer-to-peer distributed computing

Structure Based Function Prediction

The goal of this project is to develop a generic and flexible toolkit for performing massive- scale computations using individual desktop machines in a similar fashion to that used by the SETI@Home project. This toolkit will be used to perform a large-scale ab initio prediction experiment on orphan protein sequences found in proteomes. For each orphan protein sequence many structures will be calculated using the FRAGFOLD and DRAGON ab initio prediction methods, and these structures will be analysed to predict likely functions for the target proteins. The developed toolkit will be designed to be general enough to allow many different scientific applications to be implemented using the same programming framework.

Maturity: Initial Research
Region: UK
Type: Research
Grant Value: £190,196.00
Start Date: 01/09/2002
End Date: Not specified
Project Status: funded
Funding Agency: BBSRC


Project Members
There are currently no Project Members associated with this project.


Collaborating Organisations
National Institute for Medical Research
University College London


Component(s) Project Develops
This project is not associated with any components at present.


Application Area(s) associated with Project
Bio-Sciences
Medical

 

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