A recently developed spectral method for identifying metastable states in Markov chains is used to analyse the conformational dynamics of a four residue peptide Valine-Proline-Alanine-Leucine. We compare our results to empirically defined conformational states and show that the found metastable states correctly reproduce the conformational dynamics of the system.
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- spectral method
- metastable states
- Markov chains
- conformational dynamics
- four-residue peptide valine-proline-alanine-leucine