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Conformational variability in proteins bound to single-stranded DNA: a new benchmark for new docking perspectives
  • Dominique MIAS-LUCQUIN,
  • Isaure Chauvot de Beauchêne

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We explored the Protein Data-Bank (PDB) to collect protein-ssDNA structures and create a multi-conformational docking benchmark including both bound and unbound protein structures. Due to ssDNA high flexibility when not bound, no ssDNA unbound structure is included. For the 143 groups identified as bound-unbound structures of the same protein , we studied the conformational changes in the protein induced by the ssDNA binding. Moreover, based on several bound or unbound protein structures in some groups, we also assessed the intrinsic conformational variability in either bound or unbound conditions, and compared it to the supposedly binding-induced modifications. This benchmark is, to our knowledge, the first attempt made to peruse available structures of protein – ssDNA interactions to such an extent, aiming to improve computational docking tools dedicated to this kind of molecular interactions.
25 Mar 2021Submitted to PROTEINS: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics
26 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
26 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
07 May 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
13 Jun 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
14 Jun 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Major
09 Sep 20211st Revision Received
16 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
16 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
16 Sep 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
24 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
27 Sep 2021Editorial Decision: Accept
Mar 2022Published in Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics volume 90 issue 3 on pages 625-631. 10.1002/prot.26258