Protein domain prediction

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-{-{Projectproposal |Contact person=Bernd Brandt |Master areas=Bioinformatics |Fulfilled=No }} Protein Domain Boundary Prediction: Method development and validation

Proteins often contain more than one domain. A domain can be defined in several ways: as a semi-independent three-dimensional unit (3D), as a functional unit, or as a genetically mobile unit. Knowledge of protein domain structure of a protein can be crucial for X-ray and NMR crystallography, understanding protein function, protein evolution, and genome annotation. Thus, delineation of domains aids in the analysis of evolution, structure and function of a protein family.