Protein structure prediction center in CASP8

Proteins. 2009;77 Suppl 9(Suppl 9):5-9. doi: 10.1002/prot.22517.


We present an outline of the Critical Assessment of Protein Structure Prediction (CASP) infrastructure implemented at the University of California, Davis, Protein Structure Prediction Center. The infrastructure supports selection and validation of prediction targets, collection of predictions, standard evaluation of submitted predictions, and presentation of results. The Center also supports information exchange relating to CASP experiments and structure prediction in general. Technical aspects of conducting the CASP8 experiment and relevant statistics are also provided.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Computational Biology / methods*
  • Databases, Protein
  • Models, Molecular
  • Protein Conformation
  • Proteins / chemistry*
  • Software


  • Proteins