This Week in PLoS

Two papers in PLoS Computational Biology this week try to better understand the three-dimensional structure of proteins. In one, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics developed a method to more precisely find the minimal subset of residues that can define the global structure of a protein.

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In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.