The matrix model performs well for structures ≤ 5 chains, illustrated by the large number of complexes in this region of the graph that are either fully connected (illustrated by the red line) or have large numbers of connections between member chains
figureposted on 31.12.2011, 03:53 by Luke Hakes, David L. Robertson, Stephen G. Oliver, Simon C. Lovell
Taken from "Protein Interactions from Complexes: A Structural Perspective"
Comparative and Functional Genomics 2006;2007():-.
Published online 20 Dec 2006
PMCID:PMC1838958.Inset: density plot showing complex size distribution, ≈ 50% of all complexes have ≤ 5 unique chains. Tighter contours represent increasing numbers of protein chains.