Computational Methods for Protein Structure Prediction and Modeling: Volume 2: Structure Prediction / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $44.93
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 81%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (11) from $44.93   
  • New (8) from $44.93   
  • Used (3) from $160.99   


Volume two of this two volume sequence focuses on protein structure prediction and includes protein threading, De novo methods, applications to membrane proteins and protein complexes, structure-based drug design, as well as structure prediction as a systems problem. A series of appendices review the biological and chemical basics related to protein structure, computer science for structural informatics, and prerequisite mathematics and statistics.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

Meet the Author

Dr. Ying Xu is Regents-GRA Eminent Scholar and Professor at the University of Georgia. Dr. Dong Xu is the Director of the Digital Biology Laboratory at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Jie Liang is the Director for the Center for Bioinformatics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Contributors     xvii
Protein Structure Prediction by Protein Threading   Ying Xu   Zhijie Liu   Liming Cai   Dong Xu     1
De Novo Protein Structure Prediction   Ling-Hong Hung   Shing-Chung Ngan   Ram Samudrala     43
Structure Prediction of Membrane Proteins   Xiche Hu     65
Structure Prediction of Protein Complexes   Brian Pierce   Zhiping Weng     109
Structure-Based Drug Design   Kunbin Qu   Natasja Brooijmans     135
Protein Structure Prediction as a Systems Problem   Dong Xu   Ying Xu     177
Resources and Infrastructure for Structural Bioinformatics   Dong Xu   Jie Liang   Ying Xu     207
Biological and Chemical Basics Related to Protein Structures   Hong Guo   Haobo Guo     229
Computer Science for Structural Informatics   Guohui Lin   Dong Xu   Ying Xu     241
Physical and Chemical Basis for Structural Bioinformatics   Hui Lu   Ognjen Perisic   Dong Xu     267
Mathematics and Statistics for Studying Protein Structures   Yang Dai   Ie Liang     299
Index     317
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)