AlphaFold2 performance on the global distance test. Retrieved from the official AlphaFold2 video.

AlphaFold2 - 10 Things You Should Know About Biology's ImageNet Moment

tl;dr AlphaFold2, an AI program developed by DeepMind, completely blew away the competition in a protein-structure prediction competition, CASP, so much so, the co-founder of the competition has commented that “in some sense” the 50-year old problem, is solved. 1. What is protein folding? A protein’s function is determined by its structure, its 3D shape. The process, protein folding, is how a protein chain acquires this 3D shape and structure....

December 7, 2020 · 7 min · Eugene