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Lichtarge Computational Biology Lab

Houston, Texas

Lichtarge Computational Biology Lab
Lichtarge Computational Biology Lab
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Fast protein similarity search and functional annotation across the PDB


Enter Protein Data Bank identifier (For example, '1f88A' for PDB 1F88 chain A) :


Help and documentation

If you intend to use the Contact Metric server as part of a published work, please cite the following paper:

Lisewski, A.M. and O. Lichtarge. "Rapid detection of similarity in protein structure and function through contact metric distances." Nucl. Acids Res. 2006 34: e152; doi:10.1093/nar/gkl788.

The Contact Metric server is freely available for non-profit use. For profit use may be arranged by contacting Mrs. Lisa Beveridge (, 713-798-6821 ) to request a license from Baylor College of Medicine.