Coarse-grained modelling of supercoiled RNA.

@article{Matek2015CoarsegrainedMO,
  title={Coarse-grained modelling of supercoiled RNA.},
  author={Christian Matek and Petr {\vS}ulc and Ferdinando Randisi and Jonathan P. K. Doye and Ard A. Louis},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  year={2015},
  volume={143 24},
  pages={
          243122
        }
}
We study the behaviour of double-stranded RNA under twist and tension using oxRNA, a recently developed coarse-grained model of RNA. Introducing explicit salt-dependence into the model allows us to directly compare our results to data from recent single-molecule experiments. The model reproduces extension curves as a function of twist and stretching force, including the buckling transition and the behaviour of plectoneme structures. For negative supercoiling, we predict denaturation bubble… 

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