Energy of DNA in curved loop of nucleosome

Value 21 kcal/mol
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
Method According to Eq (4) in ref: Energy(loop)=pi*epsilonP*(KbT)/R. epsilonP=persistence length (~150nm),KbT=thermal energy scale (~0.6kcal/mole),R=radius of curvature at centerline of DNA (~4.5nm, bion 103139)
Entered by Uri M
ID 103140