• Alphabet firm DeepMind releases massive database of 3D protein structures

    13 days ago - By STAT

    With the advent of cheap genetic sequencing, the world of biology has been flooded with 2D data. Now, artificial intelligence is pushing the field into three dimensions.
    On Thursday, Alphabet-owned AI outfit DeepMind announced it has used its highly accurate deep learning model AlphaFold2 to predict the 3D structure of 350,000 proteins - including nearly every protein expressed in the human body - from their amino acid sequences. Those predictions, reported in Nature and released to the public in the AlphaFold Protein Structure Database , are a powerful tool to unravel the molecular...
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