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Legume Research, volume 39 issue 1 (february 2016) : 48-51

Secondary and tertiary structure prediction of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) protein

Sharda Choudhary*, Ravindra Singh, R.S. Meena, Geetika Jethra
1<p>National Research Centre on Seed Spices,&nbsp;Tabiji, Ajmer-305 206, Rajasthan, India.<br /> &nbsp;</p>
Cite article:- Choudhary* Sharda, Singh Ravindra, Meena R.S., Jethra Geetika (2016). Secondary and tertiary structure prediction of fenugreek(Trigonella foenum-graecum) protein . Legume Research. 39(1): 48-51. doi: 10.18805/lr.v39i1.8863.

In-silico development of protein models in fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has opened up new vistas using the modern computational tools. The identification of protein in fenugreek having homology with the protein domain of humans and E-coli shows that the database available on Apiaceae family are very low. The estimated molecular weight of identified for fenugreek AM-1 protein was 11372.8 and was predicted as basic. A channel in fenugreek transmembrane protein has been identified through which a ligand (an ion or a small molecule) might pass. The present finding may be a valuable addition to the proteomic information available on fenugreek. Further validation can be performed using wet lab experiments.

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