Number of base pairs in DNA loop with minimum looping energy according to model

Value 450 bp
Organism Generic
Reference Garcia HG, Grayson P, Han L, Inamdar M, Kondev J, Nelson PC, Phillips R, Widom J, Wiggins PA. Biological consequences of tightly bent DNA: the other life of a macromolecular celebrity. Biopolymers. 2007 Feb 585(2):115-30.PubMed ID17103419
Primary Source 104 Yamakawa, H. Helical Wormlike Chains in Polymer Solutions Springer: Berlin, 1997.
Comments This value differs from number of base pairs observed with minimum energy in loop in lac operon in E. coli (70 bp, bion 103165)
Entered by Uri M
ID 103166