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Citing and Credits

In citing the ConSurf-DB server please refer to:

1. Celniker G., Nimrod G., Ashkenazy H., Glaser F., Martz E., Mayrose I., Pupko T., and Ben-Tal N. 2013.
ConSurf: Using Evolutionary Data to Raise Testable Hypotheses about Protein Function
Isr. J. Chem. 2013 March 10, doi: 10.1002/ijch.201200096 PDF Online version

2. Goldenberg O., Erez E., Nimrod G., Ben-Tal N. 2009.
The ConSurf-DB: Pre-calculated evolutionary conservation profiles of protein structures.
Nucleic Acids Research, 2009, Vol. 37, Database issue D323-D327 PDF Online version

Main References
  • Ashkenazy H., Erez E., Martz E., Pupko T. and Ben-Tal N. 2010 
    ConSurf 2010: calculating evolutionary conservation in sequence and structure of proteins and nucleic acids.
    Nucl. Acids Res. 2010; DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq399; PMID: 20478830 [ABS],[PDF]

  • Landau M., Mayrose I., Rosenberg Y., Glaser F., Martz E., Pupko T. and Ben-Tal N. 2005.  
    ConSurf 2005: the projection of evolutionary conservation scores of residues on protein structures.
    Nucl. Acids Res. 33:W299-W302. [ABS],[PDF]

  • Glaser F., Pupko T., Paz I., Bell R.E., Bechor D., Martz E. and Ben-Tal N. 2003. 
    ConSurf: Identification of Functional Regions in Proteins by Surface-Mapping of Phylogenetic Information.
    Bioinformatics 19:163-164. [ABS],[PDF]

  • Berezin C., Glaser F., Rosenberg J., Paz I., Pupko T., Fariselli P., Casadio R. and Ben-Tal N.
    ConSeq: The Identification of Functionally and Structurally Important Residues in Protein Sequences.
    Vol. 20 1322-1324, 2004. [PDF]

  • Mayrose I., Graur D., Ben-Tal N. and Pupko T. 2004.
    Comparison of site-specific rate-inference methods for protein sequences: empirical Bayesian methods are superior.
    Mol. Biol. Evol. 21:1781-1791. PDF
  • Pupko T., Bell R.E., Mayrose I., Glaser F. and Ben-Tal N. 2002.
    Rate4Site: an algorithmic tool for the identification of functional regions in proteins by surface mapping of evolutionary determinants within their homologues.
    Bioinformatics 18 Suppl 1:S71-S77. PDF
  • Armon A., Graur D. and Ben-Tal N. 2001. 
    ConSurf: An Algorithmic Tool for the Identification of Functional Regions in Proteins by Surface-Mapping of Phylogenetic Information.  
    J. Mol. Biol. 307:447-463. PDF

  • Martz E. 2005. 
    FirstGlance in Jmol (

  • Martz E. 2002. 
    Protein Explorer: easy yet powerful macromolecular visualization.
    Trends in Biochemical Sciences.27:107-109. (PDF available on request.) 

  • Pettersen, E.F., Goddard, T.D., Huang, C.C., Couch, G.S., Greenblatt, D.M., Meng, E.C., and Ferrin, T.E.
    UCSF Chimera - A Visualization System for Exploratory Research and Analysis.
    J. Comput. Chem. 25(13):1605-1612 (2004).

    Piero Fariselli and Rita Casadio.
    RCNPRED: prediction of the residue co-ordination numbers in proteins.
    Bioinformatics, 17, 202-204, 2001. (PDF)


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