Sequential resonance assignments as a basis for determination of spatial protein structures by high resolution proton nuclear magnetic resonance

Kurt Wüthrich, Gerhard Wider, Gerhard Wagner, Werner Braun

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A general scheme is proposed for the determination of spatial protein structures by proton nuclear magnetic resonance. The scheme relies on experimental observation by two-dimensional nuclear magnetic resonance techniques of complete throughbond and through-space proton-proton connectivity maps. These are used to obtain sequential resonance assignments for the individual residues in the amino acid sequence and to characterize the spatial polypeptide structure by a tight network of semi-quantitative, intramolecular distance constraints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-319
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Molecular Biology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 5 1982
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Molecular Biology

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