STRUCTURAL ORGANIZATION OF THE [Met]ENKEPHALIN AND ENDORPHINS MOLECULES. I. THEORETICAL CONFORMATIONAL ANALYSIS OF [Met]ENKEPHALIN
E. M. POPOV, N. M. GOD'JAEV*, N. A. AKHMEDOV *, E. V. SULEIMANOVA*
All-Union Institute for Food Industry, Moscow; * S. M. Kirov Azerbaijan State University, Baku
Abstract: Using a semi-empirical method, an a priori conformational analysis of the [Met]-enkephalin molecule was carried out. Calculations yielded the values of all dihedral angles of the backbone and side chains of the peptide's forms as well as intra- and inter-residue interaction energies.
Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry 1990, 16 (4):482-491