Citing VPLG

The most recent and recommended citation of the PTGL is:

    Schäfer T, Scheck A, Bruneß D, May P, Koch I (2015). The new protein topology graph library web server. Bioinformatics. (btv574 at

You can find the BibTex entry for this publication here:

title={The new protein topology graph library web server},
author={Sch{\"a}fer, Tim and Scheck, Andreas and Brune{\ss}, Daniel and May, Patrick and Koch, Ina},
publisher={Oxford Univ Press}

BibTex entries for older publications:

author = {Tim Sch{\"a}fer and Patrick May and Ina Koch},
title = {{Computation and Visualization of Protein Topology Graphs Including Ligand Information}},
booktitle = {German Conference on Bioinformatics 2012},
pages = {108--118},
series = {OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs)},
ISBN = {978-3-939897-44-6},
ISSN = {2190-6807},
year = {2012},
volume = {26},
editor = {Sebastian B{\"o}cker and Franziska Hufsky and Kerstin Scheubert and Jana Schleicher and Stefan Schuster},
publisher = {Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
address = {Dagstuhl, Germany},
URL = {},
URN = {urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-37226},
doi = {},
annote = {Keywords: protein structure, graph theory, ligand, secondary structure, protein ligang graph}

author = {May, Patrick and Kreuchwig, Annika and Steinke, Thomas and Koch, Ina},
title = {PTGL: a database for secondary structure-based protein topologies},
volume = {38},
number = {suppl 1},
pages = {D326-D330},
year = {2010},
doi = {10.1093/nar/gkp980},
URL = {},
eprint = {},
journal = {Nucleic Acids Research}

Please use one of this BibTeX-entries for citing.