Citing and Credits

In citing the ConSurf-DB server please refer to:

1. Ben Chorin A., Masrati G., Kessel A., Narunsky A., Sprinzak J., Lahav S., Ashkenazy H. and Ben-Tal N. (2020).
ConSurf-DB: An accessible repository for the evolutionary conservation patterns of the majority of PDB proteins. Protein Science 29:258–267. PDF

2. Goldenberg O., Erez E., Nimrod G. and Ben-Tal N. (2009).
The ConSurf-DB: Pre-calculated evolutionary conservation profiles of protein structures. Nucleic Acids Research (Database issue), 37:D323-D327; PMID: 18971256. PDF

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The development was funded in parts by the Israel Science Foundation and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics at Tel Aviv University.