Statistical mechanics of a correlated energy landscape model for protein folding funnels

Plotkin, Steven S.; Wang, Jin; Wolynes, Peter G.
February 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;2/15/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p2932
Academic Journal
Investigates the statistical mechanics of a correlated energy landscape model for protein folding funnels. Phase transition from a molten globule to a folded state and a heteropolymeric glass transition exhibited by the funneled landscape; Modeling of the folding transition in the self-averaging regime; Observed trends in barrier positions and heights.


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