AlphaFold vs OpenFold - accelerating time to result in protein folding
Knowing the physical structure of proteins is an important part of the drug discovery process. Machine learning (ML) algorithms like AlphaFold have revolutionized discoveries leading to usable protein structures.
In part one Brian Loyal gave us a primer about the challenges of discovering protein structures in feasible amounts of time.
In this second part, he walks us through his open-source architecture for building these models at scale on AWS Batch, and shows how a relative newcomer OpenFold is shifting things again, with a much faster time to result.
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