Some articles on side chains, side, side chain conformations:
... Accurate packing of the amino acid side chains represents a separate problem in protein structure prediction ... Methods that specifically address the problem of predicting side-chain geometry include dead-end elimination and the self-consistent mean field methods ... The side chain conformations with low energy are usually determined on the rigid polypeptide backbone and using a set of discrete side chain conformations known ...
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