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Note that main-chain and side-chain geometry are inter-related; particular conformations of certain types of side chains exclude some main chain conformations of nearby residues, and vice versa. See MacGregor, M.J., Islam, S.A. and Sternberg, M.J.E. (1987) J. Mol. Biol. 198, 295-310
Also read the Introduction To Molecular Surfaces
If you do not have yet have Mage, refer to the information under the Technology Index, which includes links telling you how to (1) get and install Mage and (2) configure your WWW browser so that it automatically invokes Mage when you click on an appropriate link (i.e. the URL of a kinemage file; MIME type chemical/x-kinemage). Then examine this kinemage from the companion set to Branden and Tooze. This page indexing the B&T kinemages has been set up by Gail Schuman of Brookhaven Structural Biology.
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