Bethe approximation for a DNA-like self-avoiding walk model with variable solvent quality

D. P. Foster, C. Pinettes

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Abstract

The phase diagram and critical behavior of a simple toy model for DNA zipping/unzipping are examined in the framework of the Bethe approximation. The effects of solvent quality are included and found to lead to a variety of different thermodynamic behaviors.

Original languageEnglish
Article number051108
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics
Volume79
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Self-avoiding Walk
Critical Behavior
Phase Diagram
Thermodynamics
deoxyribonucleic acid
Approximation
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phase diagrams
thermodynamics
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  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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