Grid Computing Methodology for Protein Structure Prediction and Analysis

  • Shoubin Dong
  • Pengfei Liu
  • Yicheng Cao
  • Zhengping Du
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3759)


In the post-genomics era, the protein structure prediction and analysis based on the amino acids sequence is becoming an essential part of biological research. The protein structure prediction belongs to CPU-intensive and memory demanding jobs. We have developed a prediction and analysis system named ProteinSPA, which employs the workflow under the grid environment to integrates multiple bioinformatics analytical tools and perform on huge volumes of data. In this paper, we explain the design, architecture, and implementation of ProteinSPA.


Structure Alignment Computational Node Grid Environment Protein Structure Prediction Grid Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shoubin Dong
    • 1
  • Pengfei Liu
    • 1
  • Yicheng Cao
    • 2
  • Zhengping Du
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.School of Bioscience and BioengineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina

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