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In my view, the Evfold algorithm is one of the most noteworthy achievements in structural biology in the last decade and should be at least briefly mentioned in the prediction section. Other views? thanks! David P Minde (talk) 20:51, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
Do you know of any secondary sources that support your view? Sasata (talk) 21:15, 30 December 2012 (UTC)
Sure, many: you can look into citations, a most favourable "Faculty1000" comment, extraordinarily active scholarly reception and the like. cheers, David P Minde (talk) 14:28, 1 January 2013 (UTC)
If you want to add this (and I'm not convinced it belongs in a general overview article on proteins), then the onus is on you to supply the citations. Sasata (talk) 16:40, 1 January 2013 (UTC)
Which one of those articles can be used to support your contention that "the Evfold algorithm is one of the most noteworthy achievements in structural biology in the last decade"? Sasata (talk) 17:12, 1 January 2013 (UTC)
e.g. Deciphering membrane protein structures from protein sequences. Flock T, Venkatakrishnan A, Vinothkumar K, Babu MM. Genome Biol. 2012 Jun 27;13(6):160. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22738306 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] David P Minde (talk) 06:35, 3 January 2013 (UTC)
Peptides and proteins do not contain amino acids. That much all biochemists and chemists agree on. The article probably should make this point clear. In fact, I think that free amino acids are rare in nature. The key term is amino acid residue. Possibly if this term were introduced, there would be less confusion. On the other hand possibly other editors find this distinction to be pendantic. --Smokefoot (talk) 04:26, 10 November 2013 (UTC)
Oddly, I agree with your edit, but not your edit summary. Proteins (or at least polypeptides) are literally polymers of amino acids despite the fact that they don't contain intact amino acids. In the same sense, polystyrene is a polymer of styrene, even though it contains styrene residues, not literally intact styrene monomers. This is of course 1000 times more pedantic than your original argument. (+)H3N-Protein\Chemist-CO2(-) 15:54, 12 November 2013 (UTC)