Adsorption of a random heteropolymer at a potential well revisited: location of transition point and design of sequences

Alexei A. Naidenov 1, Sergei K. Nechaev 1, 2

Journal of Physics A 34 (2001) 5625-5634

The adsorption of an ideal heteropolymer loop at a potential point well is investigated within the frameworks of a standard random matrix theory. On the basis of semi-analytical/semi-numerical approach the histogram of transition points for the ensemble of quenched heteropolymer structures with bimodal symmetric distribution of types of chain’s links is constructed. It is shown that the sequences having the transition points in the tail of the histogram display the correlations between nearest-neighbor monomers.

  • 1. L D Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics,
    Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
  • 2. Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Modèles Statistiques (LPTMS),
    CNRS : UMR8626 – Université Paris XI – Paris Sud
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