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By running [email protected] on your computer when you're not using it you will speed up and extend our efforts to design new proteins and to predict their 3-dimensional shapes. Proteins are the molecular machines and building blocks of life. You can read more about protein folding and design here.
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We'd like to thank everyone who has contributed and continues to contribute to this project, and would like to remind everyone that there may be periods of down time while we are preparing for future large scale batches of jobs and analyzing results. We greatly appreciate your contributions which are vitally important to our ongoing research.
5 Nov 2020, 20:16:29 UTC · Discuss
Coronavirus update from David Baker. Thank you all for your contributions!
Here is a short video of David Baker describing some exciting results from de novo designs targeting SARS-Cov-2.
Thank you all for your contributions to this research! Although [email protected] was not directly used for the work described in the publication (link provided below), [email protected] was used for designing relevant scaffolds. Additionally, there are currently many similar designs that bind SARS-Cov-2 and related targets that were engineered using [email protected]
More information is available from the publication, De novo design of picomolar SARS-CoV-2 mini protein inhibitors.
21 Sep 2020, 23:16:33 UTC · Discuss
Switch to using SSL (Secure Socket Layer)
We updated our project to use SSL. The project URL has thus been changed to https://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta. You can reattach the project using this updated URL at your convenience. Please post any issues regarding this update in the discussion thread.
1 May 2020, 21:25:30 UTC · Discuss
Help in the fight against COVID-19!
With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, [email protected] has been used to predict the structure of proteins important to the disease as well as to produce new, stable mini-proteins to be used as potential therapeutics and diagnostics, like the one displayed above which is bound to part of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.
To help our research, we are happy to announce a new application update, and thanks to the help from the Arm development community, including Rex St. John, Dmitry Moskalchuk, David Tischler, Lloyd Watts, and Sahaj Sarup, we are excited to also include the Linux-ARM platform. With this update we will continue to make protein binders to SARS-CoV-2 and related targets using the latest Rosetta source.
Thank you [email protected] volunteers for your continued support to this project. Your CPU hours are used not only to accurately model the structures of important proteins, but to design new ones as well. Let's band together and fight COVID-19!
More details will be available in the Discussion of this news post.
3 Apr 2020, 3:45:24 UTC · Discuss
Designing shape-shifting proteins
Thank you to all [email protected] participants who provided much of the computing used in a recent study published in PNAS describing the design of proteins that adopt more than one well-folded structure, reminiscent of viral fusion proteins.
For more infomation, click here.
19 Mar 2020, 0:47:01 UTC · Discuss
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