computes the hydrodynamic properties of rigid macromolecules (proteins, small nucleic acids, macromolecular complexes, etc.) from their structure, as specified by the coordinates taken from a PDB file supplied by the user, from which the proper hydrodynamic model is built by the program itself. The HYDROPRO calculation comprises the basic hydrodynamic properties: translational diffusion coefficient, sedimentation coefficient, intrinsic viscosity, and relaxation times, along with the radius of gyration.
J. G. de l. Torre, M. Huertas, and B. Carrasco. 2000. Calculation of hydrodynamic properties of globular proteins from their atomic-level structure. Biophys J. 78(2): 719-730.
(Note: This is the primary reference for HYDROPRO, covering the description of the program up to version 7C. It also describes the fundamentals that are still the basis of the new version.)
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