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eThread specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_08131
Name eThread
Software type Package/Module
Interface Command line interface
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Operating system Unix/Linux
License GNU General Public License version 2.0
Computer skills Advanced
Version 1.0
Stability No
Maintained No


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Unique identifier OMICS_08131
Name eThread
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Computer skills Basic
Version 1.0
Stability No
Maintained No


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Large scale computational drug repositioning to find treatments for rare diseases

NPJ Syst Biol Appl
PMCID: 5847522
PMID: 29560273
DOI: 10.1038/s41540-018-0050-7

[…] he Orphanet dataset contains proteins associated with rare disorders obtained from Orphanet ( Target structures composed of 50–999 amino acids in both datasets were modeled with eThread, a template-based structure prediction algorithm. In the next step, drug-binding pockets were predicted by eFindSite in confidently modeled target DrugBank and Orphanet proteins whose estimate […]


Across proteome modeling of dimer structures for the bottom up assembly of protein protein interaction networks

BMC Bioinformatics
PMCID: 5427563
PMID: 28499419
DOI: 10.1186/s12859-017-1675-z

[…] mple is glutaminase 2 (glsA2), an amidohydrolase enzyme responsible for generating glutamate from glutamine, demonstrated to be a self-assembling protein []. The GDT of the glsA2 monomer estimated by eThread is 0.78 indicating a confident structure model. Next, we predicted the structure of glsA2 homo-dimer as a symmetric complex shown in Fig. . A unique feature of eFindSitePPI is that it not only […]


Calculating an optimal box size for ligand docking and virtual screening against experimental and predicted binding pockets

J Cheminform
PMCID: 4468813
PMID: 26082804
DOI: 10.1186/s13321-015-0067-5

[…] s (GPCRs) and protein kinases. Furthermore, we selected those proteins for which at least three weakly homologous and structurally related ligand-bound templates were detected by meta-threading using eThread []. We note that weak homology is defined by the maximum sequence identity of 40 %, and the structural similarity of ≥0.4 TM-score [] as reported by Fr-TM-align []. Furthermore, only non-coval […]


Developing eThread Pipeline Using SAGA Pilot Abstraction for Large Scale Structural Bioinformatics

Biomed Res Int
PMCID: 4066679
PMID: 24995285
DOI: 10.1155/2014/348725

[…] Presumably, the key question on how to implement an efficient execution of the eThread pipeline on EC2 infrastructure is directly related to the question on how to distribute subtasks on a heterogeneous resource pool.To demonstrate the agile capacity of our pipeline, we conducte […]


Unleashing the power of meta threading for evolution/structure based function inference of proteins

Front Genet
PMCID: 3686302
PMID: 23802014
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00118
call_split See protocol

[…] To identify functional templates, we use eThread (), which integrates ten state-of-the-art protein threading/fold recognition algorithms: CSI-BLAST (), COMPASS (), HHpred (), HMMER (), pfTools (), pGenThreader (), SAM-T2K (), SP3 (), SPARKS2 […]

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eThread institution(s)
Center for Computation & Technology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

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