Residue-Residue Contact Prediction Based on Evolutionary Computation

  • Alfonso E. Márquez Chamorro
  • Federico Divina
  • Jesús S. Aguilar-Ruiz
  • Gualberto Asencio Cortés
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 93)


In this study, a novel residue-residue contacts prediction approach based on evolutionary computation is presented. The prediction is based on four amino acids properties. In particular, we consider the hydrophobicity, the polarity, the charge and residues size. The prediction model consists of a set of rules that identifies contacts between amino acids.


Evolutionary Algorithm Protein Data Bank Evolutionary Computation Protein Structure Prediction Nuclear Magnetic Reso 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfonso E. Márquez Chamorro
    • 1
  • Federico Divina
    • 1
  • Jesús S. Aguilar-Ruiz
    • 1
  • Gualberto Asencio Cortés
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EngineeringPablo de Olavide UniversitySevillaSpain

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