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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Chemistry H-index 64 Citations 18,154 187 World Ranking 3797 National Ranking 1318
Genetics and Molecular Biology H-index 51 Citations 12,731 144 World Ranking 3510 National Ranking 1678

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Awards & Achievements

1999 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Enzyme
  • Gene
  • DNA

His scientific interests lie mostly in Crystallography, Protein structure, Stereochemistry, Computational chemistry and Binding site. His Crystallography research incorporates elements of Normal mode, Anisotropic Network Model, Biological system and Chemical physics. His Protein structure study incorporates themes from Membrane protein and Protein folding.

Robert L. Jernigan interconnects Chain, Bond length, Molecule and Statistical physics in the investigation of issues within Computational chemistry. His research integrates issues of Peptide sequence, Protein Data Bank, HIV Protease Inhibitor and Plasma protein binding in his study of Binding site. His research investigates the link between Statistical potential and topics such as Native contact that cross with problems in Protein superfamily, Protein structure modeling, Lattice protein and Crystal structure.

His most cited work include:

  • Estimation of effective interresidue contact energies from protein crystal structures: quasi-chemical approximation (1337 citations)
  • Anisotropy of Fluctuation Dynamics of Proteins with an Elastic Network Model (1263 citations)
  • Residue-residue potentials with a favorable contact pair term and an unfavorable high packing density term, for simulation and threading. (1018 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Crystallography, Protein structure, Biological system, Statistical physics and Computational biology. Robert L. Jernigan studies Native state, a branch of Crystallography. His research in Protein structure intersects with topics in Amino acid and Protein Data Bank.

The concepts of his Amino acid study are interwoven with issues in Globular protein and Stereochemistry. He has included themes like Protein dynamics and Computational chemistry in his Statistical physics study. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Computational biology, Plasma protein binding is strongly linked to Binding site.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Crystallography (33.33%)
  • Protein structure (30.50%)
  • Biological system (12.26%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Protein structure (30.50%)
  • Biological system (12.26%)
  • Computational biology (9.12%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Protein structure, Biological system, Computational biology, Crystallography and Biophysics are his primary areas of study. His work carried out in the field of Protein structure brings together such families of science as Ribosome, Graph theory, Inverse and Chemical physics. His Biological system research incorporates themes from Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics, Molecular dynamics, Protein Data Bank and Principal component analysis.

Robert L. Jernigan has researched Computational biology in several fields, including Non-coding RNA, Globular protein, Gene, Sequence and Allosteric regulation. His research in Crystallography is mostly focused on Crystal structure. His Biophysics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Membrane transport, Kinetics, Mechanobiology and Triosephosphate isomerase.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Computational and experimental characterization of RNA cubic nanoscaffolds. (41 citations)
  • Coarse Grained Normal Mode Analysis vs. Refined Gaussian Network Model for Protein Residue-Level Structural Fluctuations (29 citations)
  • Dynamic Allostery Mediated by a Conserved Tryptophan in the Tec Family Kinases. (26 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Enzyme
  • Gene
  • Quantum mechanics

Robert L. Jernigan focuses on Protein structure, Biological system, Crystallography, Molecular dynamics and Principal component analysis. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Myoglobin, Force constant, Gaussian network model, Conformational change and Residue. His study in Biological system is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics, Globular protein, Protein engineering and Ribosome.

Robert L. Jernigan brings together Crystallography and ATP hydrolysis to produce work in his papers. Robert L. Jernigan studied Molecular dynamics and Elastic network models that intersect with Structure, Motion and Statistical physics. His Principal component analysis research includes themes of Protein structure database, Protein dynamics, Protein Data Bank, Protein Data Bank and Dimensionality reduction.

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Top Publications

Estimation of effective interresidue contact energies from protein crystal structures: quasi-chemical approximation

Sanzo Miyazawa;Robert L. Jernigan.
Macromolecules (1985)

1844 Citations

Anisotropy of Fluctuation Dynamics of Proteins with an Elastic Network Model

A.R. Atilgan;S.R. Durell;R.L. Jernigan;M.C. Demirel.
Biophysical Journal (2001)

1573 Citations

Residue-residue potentials with a favorable contact pair term and an unfavorable high packing density term, for simulation and threading.

Sanzo Miyazawa;Sanzo Miyazawa;Robert L. Jernigan;Robert L. Jernigan.
Journal of Molecular Biology (1996)

1330 Citations

Conformational Energies of n-Alkanes and the Random Configuration of Higher Homologs Including Polymethylene

A. Abe;R. L. Jernigan;P. J. Flory.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1966)

623 Citations

A role for surface hydrophobicity in protein-protein recognition.

L. Young;R.L. Jernigan;D.G. Covell.
Protein Science (1994)

452 Citations

Inter-residue potentials in globular proteins and the dominance of highly specific hydrophilic interactions at close separation

I. Bahar;I. Bahar;R.L. Jernigan.
Journal of Molecular Biology (1997)

345 Citations

Structure-derived potentials and protein simulations

Robert L Jernigan;Ivet Bahar.
Current Opinion in Structural Biology (1996)

333 Citations

Conformations of folded proteins in restricted spaces

David G. Covell;Robert L. Jernigan.
Biochemistry (1990)

307 Citations

Global ribosome motions revealed with elastic network model.

Yongmei Wang;A.J. Rader;Ivet Bahar;Robert L. Jernigan.
Journal of Structural Biology (2004)

305 Citations

Collective Motions in HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase: Examination of Flexibility and Enzyme Function

Ivet Bahar;Burak Erman;Robert L. Jernigan;Ali Rana Atilgan.
Journal of Molecular Biology (1999)

267 Citations

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