PINTS finds reoccuring three-dimensional patterns of amino acids. These amino-acids are close in space but not necessarily close or co-linear in sequence, for example the serine-protease catalytic triad. Unlike other tools, PINTS does not aim to find proteins adopting a similar fold.
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