Conformational Features of the Dippu-AST 8 Neuropeptide from the Cockroach Diploptera punctata
Spatial structure and conformational properties of the Dippu-AST 8 (allatostatin III) neuropeptide have been investigated by the molecular mechanics method. The conformational energy and geometrical parameters corresponding to the low-energy states of the molecule are obtained. A single backbone conformation with a very restricted set of Ser 3, Phe 4 and Leu 9 amino acids positions is observed for Dippu-AST 8 neuropeptide.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Baku State University,Institute for Physical Problems, Z. Khalilov str. 23, AZ 1148, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Publication date: 2006-10-01
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