predicting radius of gyration

Ellis Golub ellis at vesicle.dental.upenn.edu
Thu Jan 16 09:58:35 EST 1997


Creighton present a graph of RsubG vs N, for a helix, coil and sphere (Proteins
2nd ed p 177).  The plot for a sphere has almost no slope.  He doesn't say how
it was derived, but there are several references.

Ellis Golub


In article <32D6C09D.401F at spork.niddk.nih.gov>, John Kuszewski <johnk at spork.niddk.nih.gov> writes:
|> Hi,
|> 
|> Does anyone have an equation to predict the radius of 
|> gyration of a globular protein from the number of 
|> residues in it?  Could you post it or email it to 
|> me?
|> 
|> Thanks.
|> 
|> 
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