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Documents: How does the Stiffness Test work?

How does the Stiffness Test work?

"Stiffness Problems" explains why non-linear trap stiffness makes it difficult to fit the WLC model to the force-extension curve from a short piece of DNA or RNA.

"Curve Analysis" gives examples of using the Stiffness Test  on real data.

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Stiffness problems.pdf (2.1 Mb) View
curve analysis.pdf (0.3 Mb) View

Contributed by: Steve Smith


Last update: 23/11/2011 18:34