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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2002, 3(1), 17-29; doi:10.3390/i3010017
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Structural transitions in biomolecules - a numerical comparison of two approaches for the study of phase transitions in small systems

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Received: 22 October 2001; Accepted: 26 January 2002 / Published: 31 January 2002
(This article belongs to the Special Issue From Nanoclusters to Proteins)
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Abstract: We compare two recently proposed methods for the characterization of phase transitions in small systems. The usefulness of these techniques is evaluated for the case of structural transition in alanine-based peptides.
Keywords: Phase transitions; Critical exponents; Partition function zeros; Helix-coil transition Phase transitions; Critical exponents; Partition function zeros; Helix-coil transition
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Alves, N.A.; Hansmann, U.H.; Peng, Y. Structural transitions in biomolecules - a numerical comparison of two approaches for the study of phase transitions in small systems. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2002, 3, 17-29.

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Alves NA, Hansmann UH, Peng Y. Structural transitions in biomolecules - a numerical comparison of two approaches for the study of phase transitions in small systems. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2002; 3(1):17-29.

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Alves, Nelson A.; Hansmann, Ulrich H.; Peng, Yong. 2002. "Structural transitions in biomolecules - a numerical comparison of two approaches for the study of phase transitions in small systems." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 3, no. 1: 17-29.


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