We are using Monte Carlo simulated annealing simulations of Type III collagen to predict the effects of single point mutations on the folding kinetics and thermodynamics as found in the genetic collagenous disorder Ehlers-Danos syndrome. We are using an off-lattice approach and a semi-empirical atomic potential in an attempt to simplify the complexity inherent in simulations on peptides. We use graphics to view the complex simulation data over large numbers of steps.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
Biotechnology Resource Grants (P41)
Project #
5P41RR001081-21
Application #
6280273
Study Section
Project Start
1998-07-01
Project End
1999-06-30
Budget Start
1997-10-01
Budget End
1998-09-30
Support Year
21
Fiscal Year
1998
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of California San Francisco
Department
Type
DUNS #
073133571
City
San Francisco
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
94143
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