volume 12, issue 4, P309-309 1998
DOI: 10.1023/a:1007999920146
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Abstract: A dataset of 82 protein-ligand complexes of known 3D structure and binding constant Ki was analysed to elucidate the important factors that determine the strength of protein-ligand interactions. The following parameters were investigated: the number and geometry of hydrogen bonds and ionic interactions between the protein and the ligand, the size of the lipophilic contact surface, the flexibility of the ligand, the electrostatic potential in the binding site, water molecules in the binding site, cavities along…

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