Nonextensive statistical mechanics application to vibrational dynamics of protein folding

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Aktuerk E., Arkm H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL PHYSICS, vol.46, no.11, pp.2945-2949, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


The vibrational dynamics of protein folding is analyzed in the framework of Tsallis statistics. We employ exact expressions for classical harmonic oscillators by considering the unnormalized constraints. As q -> 1, we show that these approximations agree with the result of Gaussian network model.