Ramachandran plot

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Ram·a·chan·dran plot

a graphic representation in which the dihedral angle of rotation about the α-carbon-to-carbonyl-carbon bond in polypeptides is plotted against the dihedral angle of rotation about the α-carbon-to-nitrogen bond.
Synonym(s): conformational map
[G. N. Ramachandran]
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By attaining the measurements of the [PHI] and [PSI] angles, Ramachandran plots were constructed using linear, globular, sheeted and helical protein structures.
Ramachandran plots can be easily generated for different polyalanine structures constructed here.