NAR Molecular Biology Database Collection entry number 385
Ram Samudrala and Michael Levitt

Database Description

Decoys are computer generated conformations of protein sequences that possess some characteristics of native proteins, but are not biologically real. The primary use of decoys is to test scoring, or energy, functions.


1. Samudrala R, Levitt M. (2000). Decoys'R'Us: a database of incorrect conformations to improve protein structure prediction. Protein Sci. 9(7):1399-1401

Subcategory: Protein structure

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